Staff member at Huronview Home for the Aged confirmed positive for COVID-19Source: Huron County
Date: Wed Apr 29 05:18:28 MST 2020
[Huron County, Ontario] – The County of Huron has been notified of one (1) confirmed case of COVID-19 for a staff member within the Huronview Home for the Aged in Clinton. At this time, there are no resident cases of COVID-19.
Huronview Home for the Aged is working closely with Huron Perth Public Health to identify who that individual has been in contact with before their symptoms started. Residents, staff and community members who are determined to be at risk are being contacted to prevent further spread of illness in the Home or in the community.
Rigorous COVID-19 testing will begin this evening for all staff and residents within Huronview. Using proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Huron County healthcare providers are being brought on-site to assist with the swabbing. Huronview Home for the Aged is working with the Huron Perth Medical Officer of Health for further infection control support, all staff and residents are following the recommended preventative actions.
To help control the spread of COVID-19, the Province has directed long-term care homes to declare an outbreak if a resident or staff member tests positive. In addition to measures already in place, effective immediately, the following new outbreak measures are in effect at Huronview Home for the Aged:
All palliative visitors are now restricted within Huronview Home for the Aged
If a resident is taken home while the Home is in an outbreak, the resident will not be re- admitted until the outbreak is over.
“We are doing everything we can to ensure we stop the spread of this virus within our Home”, says Warden Jim Ginn. “We are in very close communication with Huron Perth Public Health and all precautions are being taken to protect our residents, as well as our valued staff.”
As always, the wellbeing and safety of every member of the Homes for the Aged community is the County’s first priority. The County’s long-term care staff continue to be committed in providing compassionate care for all residents and are taking every precautionary measure to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Stay informed on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Huron County by visiting the Huron- Perth Public Health website.
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