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Health News – Grey Bruce Health Unit continuing to monitor long term care situations

Health News – Grey Bruce Health Unit continuing to monitor long term care situations

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Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra

By Steve Sabourin
July 31, 2020 10: 46 pm

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is reporting that circumstances associated with COVID-19 in two long-term care facilities have actually concluded while a third remains in outbreak.

The lone break out is at Trillium Court Retirement Home in Kincardine, following an indeterminate test lead to a staff member. Extra tests came back negative and the home has no active cases. Public Health outbreak procedures require a center to stay in outbreak status for a complete incubation period.

In Owen Noise, 3 personnel at Maple View Long-Term Care had their tests examined after it was identified they had’re- active results’.

And a current break out at the Meaford Long-Term Care Centre was stated over on July25 A temporary employee, who resides in a various area, tested favorable however results of subsequent testing of locals and personnel were all negative.

” The partnership between our Transmittable Diseases Group, and each one of our partners at Maple View Long-Term Care Home, Trillium Court Assisted Living Home, and the Meaford Long-Term Care Centre quickly consisted of any prospective threat of transmission, and in two situations returned the facilities to normal operations,” states Grey Bruce’s leading doctor, Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra. “We continue to deal with personnel at Trillium Court and expect a beneficial resolution upcoming.”

The Grey Bruce Health System is likewise advising the general public that any statement which states a facility “COVID-free” is clinically unverifiable and can not be backed by the Health Unit.

More in the release, the unit mentions that other outbreak status information ought to be related to with an abundance of caution. The legal statement of an outbreak, its termination, and any information with regard to the status of the outbreak can only be made by Public Health and posted on its website.

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