Gastrointestinal Outbreak at Pinewood Court is Over

Health News Radon

Health News RadonTHUNDER BAY – The gastrointestinal outbreak reported in late 2014 at Pinewood Court is now over. The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Pinewood Court, located at 2625 E. Walsh Street, has been declared over. All restrictions have been lifted.

The Health Unit is urging people to stay at home and refrain from visiting hospitals and long-term care facilities when feeling unwell to avoid spreading infections to those most vulnerable: young infants and children, the elderly and those with other chronic illnesses

The Health Unit reminds the public to prevent getting and spreading infections by: 

  • Washing hands often, for at least 15 seconds with soap and warm water, or by using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Staying at home if sick to avoid spreading infections to others.