Communicable Diseases Surveillance Protocols
In accordance with section 4 of Regulation 965 under the Public Hospitals Act, the Communicable Disease Surveillance Protocols Committee (CDSPC) establishes and provides for the operation of a health surveillance program which applies to all people who carry out activities within hospitals.
CDSPC membership includes physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious diseases, as well as specialists in occupational health, microbiology and public health.
All protocols developed with respect to a particular communicable disease are published jointly by the Ontario Hospital Association and the Ontario Medical Association, and subject to approval by the Minister of Health.
Current Protocols and Reference Documents