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Date Posted
September 24, 2021

Update September 27

Public Health has identified the Lee Manor outbreak as Rhinovirus (common cold) for residents on 2 North. There are now residents with similar symptoms on the following wings:

  • 1 South
  • 3 North
  • 3 South

All symptomatic individuals have been tested for COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.  Results are pending. Ten residents are currently experiencing symptoms. Residents will be removed from isolation after 5 days or 24 hours of being symptom free.  

As directed by Public Health, outbreak measures are in place for the entire home to reduce the risk of further spread. The following restrictions are in place for the protection of residents and the broader community:

  1. All residents are isolated and staff are dedicated to the home area. 
  2. All general visits (in-home, outdoor and window) are suspended. If you had a visit scheduled, please consider it cancelled. Virtual visits can still be arranged through the online booking tool
  3. Designated Care Partners have been reduced to 1 care partner per resident visit on all home areas. 
  4. Essential visitors are still permitted (palliative or critically ill).
  5. Short-term absences are on hold. 

Grey County takes all outbreaks seriously. We are working with Public Health and will continue to follow rigorous infection control protocols. 

We are committed to keeping residents, families and the public informed. if you required additional information, please contact the home at 519-376-4420. 

 


September 24, 2021

Public Health declared a respiratory outbreak on 2 North at Lee Manor on September 23. In an effort to prevent further spread, the residents of 2 North will be isolated to that home area and control measures put into place. Symptomatic individuals have been tested for COVID-19 and other respiratory illness; results pending. General visitors for residents on 2 North will be suspended until further direction from Public Health.
 
Designated Care Partner visits have been reduced to one (1) DCP per resident. Once you have been actively screened and completed your surveillance testing (if required), we ask that you go directly to the resident's room and then leave immediately after your visit. Please remember to follow all infection prevention and control measures.  This includes cleaning your hands with an alcohol based hand rub when you arrive and before leaving, as well as before and after any contact with a resident.

Grey County takes all outbreaks in our homes seriously. We are working with Public Health and will continue to follow rigorous infection control protocols.

If you require additional information, please contact the home at (519) 376-4420.

Our website is also updated with new information as it occurs.

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