THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor – Lavender Resident Home Area (2 North), located at 300 N. Lillie Street, has been declared over this morning at 9 am. 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.