09 May 2020 – Restrictions in place for visiting long term care or retirement home

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Special populations; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Quebec
Lead People/Agency: Health and social services minister (Danielle McCann)

Overview: Visits authorized in long-term care and retirement homes solely for « humanitarian » or health and care purposes, or for a « close person » of a significative help for the resident, previous visit ban abrogated (23/03) ;
Home exits authorized solely for « humanitarian » reasons with regard to the resident health and if supervised ;
Every health professionals (including dentists, nutritionists, etc.) are authorized to take samples for COVID-19 tests ;
End of access-restriction measures for La Tuque, Saguenay, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Outaouais, Gatineau ; Joliette included in Montréal access-restriction measures
Full details here: https://cdn-contenu.quebec.ca/cdn-contenu/adm/min/sante-services-sociaux/publications-adm/lois-reglements/AM_numero_2020-034.pdf?1589125930

Type of Justification: The “current COVID19 situation” allows restriction-measures relief