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Measles: Information for Nurses
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term care has released an update about the current situation with measles in Ontario and internationally.
The memo describes current data on measles activity, the signs and symptoms to look for, instructions for infection prevention and control in health care settings, and where to go for further information.
Nurses should follow the Ministry of Health's guidelines, the College standards and their practice setting protocols for preventing and handling infectious diseases.
Read the Infection Prevention and Control practice document for the College's expectations of nurses.