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The following types of materials are available on this web portal to support acute care facilities as it relates to public health issues

 The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is issuing an Important Health Notice (IHN) to all health care professionals regarding the recent identification of a novel coronavirus associated with two cases of acute respiratory illness overseas. The IHN can be found at the following website:

Due to the emerging nature of MERS-CoV, the PIDAC Guidance for Acute Care Settings Regarding MERS-CoV document that you were informed about on June 5, 2013 is being reviewed. For more information and resources on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infections, please refer to:

Page Last Modified: Wednesday, 23 July 2014.