NIA Long Term Care COVID-19 Tracker (paused)

National Institute on Ageing
Description / Summary

The National Institute on Ageing has made the difficult decision to pause its innovative NIA Long-Term Care COVID-19 Tracker Project, even though Canada and its long-term care (LTC) and retirement homes have now entered their seventh wave of the pandemic. We are pausing this project not because the threat to LTC and retirement homes has abated — in fact, case numbers are surging at LTC homes in several provinces. It’s because many of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments and public health authorities are no longer providing enough consistent, accurate and timely data on COVID-19 in LTC and retirement homes. Without this, we can no longer ensure our tracker remains a reliable source of information.