The outbreak has been contained to CTU/5S and 5N, with additional precautions implemented to ensure increased safety of all:
- Enhanced surveillance
- Additional high-touch cleaning
- Face shields/eye protection for staff when patients won’t wear a mask
- Temporarily suspending in person care partner visits to the unit and working to enhance virtual and phone connections for our patients and families.
- Investigating opportunities to cohort staff and patients to support continued operations.
The hospital has reached out to patients and staff who may have been at risk of exposure. We wish all a safe and speedy recovery.
The safety and wellbeing of our staff, providers and patients is our top priority. We will continue to provide updates as the situation changes.