Outbreak Declared: Gastrointestinal Illness at Chartwell-Isabella

945
Outbreak Declared:  Hogarth Riverview Manor (2 North)

Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell-Isabella located at 1350 Isabella St. E., have declared a facility wide outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness.

Admissions, transfers, discharges and social activities have been cancelled facility wide, until further notice. Visitors are restricted to family members and caregivers only, so please call the facility for more information. The Health Unit is urging people to stay at home and refrain from visiting hospitals, long-term care facilities and retirement homes 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 20 seconds with soap and warm water, or by using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Previous articleA Weekend of Fun Set for Downtown Fort William
Next articleHighway 11 Closed from Nipigon to Longlac – Road Conditions
NetNewsledger.com or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but we are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: newsroom@netnewsledger.com. Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862