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Step Three: Outdoor and indoor visits permitted with guidelines in place

  

Effective July 16, Woodingford Lodge is allowing both indoor and outdoor visits with no limits on the number of visitors permitted. Visitors must follow specific guidelines dependent on the immunization status of the visitor and resident.

  • Advanced booking of visits is no longer required.
  • Screening: Visitors must complete COVID-19 screening on arrival.
  • Masks/face coverings: Wear a mask or face covering for the duration of your visit. Masks and face coverings must cover the mouth, nose and chin at all times. Woodingford Lodge will provide masks for indoor visits. For outdoor visits, visitors may wear their own mask. Partially or unimmunized visitors must maintain a physical distance of two metres (six feet); brief hugs are allowed. Fully immunized visitors are permitted have close contact with fully immunized residents.

Please note:

  • Children under the age of two are not required to wear masks/face coverings.
  • Please inform Woodingford Lodge once you have had your first or second vaccine. Being fully vaccinated means that you have a first and second dose of your COVID-19 vaccine and it has been at least 14 days since your second vaccine.

PLEASE NOTE: Masks must be worn by visitors at all times. Advanced booking of visits is no longer required.

  

Essential caregivers

  

Fully immunized:

  • No limit on the number of visitors indoor or outdoor.
  • May have physical contact, including for non-care related reasons (hugs), with a fully immunized resident.
  • May support in dining room and join in activities.
  • No eye protection required indoors or outdoors.
  • No surveillance testing is required if proof of 2nd vaccine is provided.

  

Partially/unimmunized

  • No limit on the number of visitors indoor or outdoor.
  • Physical distancing of 2 m required when not providing direct care but brief hugs are permitted.
  • Unable to join in dining room or activities.
  • No eye protection required indoors or outdoors.
  • Surveillance testing required on each visit to the home if visiting indoors.

  

Outbreak/isolated resident:

  • May support in resident’s room / isolation room (1 individual per visit).
  • Must wear eye protection when entering resident’s room.

    

 Non-essential general visitors

    

Fully immunized:

  • No limit on the number of visitors indoor or outdoor.
  • Close contact with fully immunized resident allowed.
  • No eye protection required.
  • No surveillance testing is required if proof of 2nd vaccine is provided.

  

Partially/unimmunized:

  • No limit on the number of visitors indoor or outdoor.
  • Physical distancing of 2 m required but brief hugs are permitted.
  • Surveillance testing required on each visit to the home if visiting indoors.

  

Outbreak/isolated resident:

  • Not permitted unless resident in area unaffected by outbreak.

  

For more information about Oxford County's COVID-19 response, please visit www.oxfordcounty.ca/covid-19 

In order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe, we will require all visitors to follow the guidelines below.

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Outdoor visits
Indoor visits

Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19