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Health unit monitoring 3 respiratory outbreaks

By CJ Goater Jun 11, 2024 | 12:17 PM

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The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is currently monitoring three respiratory outbreaks.

Hogarth Riverview Manor is dealing with two parainfluenza outbreaks located in the 7 North – Trillium Resident Home Area, and 3 North – Lily Resident Home Area.

Nipigon District Memorial Hospital is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak in its Long Term Care Area.

A COVID-19 outbreak at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the 5 South – Geriatric Assessment & Rehabilitative Care Area, and a respiratory outbreak in the hospital’s 2 North – Medically Complex Services have been declared over.

Outbreaks are declared when symptoms increase amongst the residents.