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Health unit dealing with multiple respiratory outbreaks

By CJ Goater Feb 28, 2024 | 12:10 PM

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The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is currently dealing with four active COVID-19 outbreaks and one respiratory outbreak.

Hogarth Riverview Manor has a COVID-19 outbreak on the 6th and 7th floors and an unidentified respiratory outbreak in the 5 South Orchid Resident Home Area.

Pioneer Ridge is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak in Home Area 3, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center has an outbreak in the first-floor Oncology Inpatient Unit, and Wilson Memorial General Hospital in Marathon has an outbreak in Chronic Care.

Outbreaks are declared at a facility when there is a higher-than-average rate of respiratory symptoms among the residents.