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Outbreak extended at Rainycrest

By Randy Thoms Mar 18, 2024 | 3:39 PM

A respiratory outbreak at Rainycrest Long Term Care has been expanded to another section of the Fort Frances home.

Riverside Health Care says the outbreak is now impacting the home’s West Wing.

It was first declared in the East Wing a week ago.

Restrictions on visitation, admissions, and social activities in are place.

Enhanced visitor restrictions permit two visitors or caregivers at a time, with visits restricted to a resident’s room.

Riverside reminds all visitors to self-screen before entering and stay away if experiencing any symptoms.