COVID-19 Outbreak at Southbridge Care Homes Expanded

COVID-19 Outbreak

THUNDER BAY – COVID-19 Update – Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU), and Southbridge Care Homes confirm that the COVID-19 outbreak previously declared at Southbridge Roseview (Cheshire and Renaissance Unit) in Thunder Bay, is now considered a facility wide outbreak. 

TBDHU has initiated a thorough assessment of the situation.

If you have symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, assume that you may have the virus and may be contagious.

Symptoms include:

  • fever or chills
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • decreased or loss of taste or smell
  • two or more of:
    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • headache
    • extreme fatigue
    • sore throat
    • muscle aches or joint pain
    • gastrointestinal symptoms (such as vomiting or diarrhea)

If you have these symptoms, you must isolate:

  • for at least five days if you are:
  • for at least 10 days if you are:
    • over the age of 12 and not fully vaccinated
    • immunocompromised
    • live in a highest risk setting