Outbreak declared for one unit at Mont St. Joseph Home in Prince Albert.
Outbreak declared over by Dr. Chokani on May 4, 2018.

Published on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Author: Doug Dahl

Outbreak declared over by Dr. Chokani on May 4, 2018.

Visitor restrictions are in place for the Terrace Rose unit at Mont St. Joseph Home after a respiratory outbreak was declared on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by Dr. Khami Chokani, Medical Health Officer.

Details of the outbreak were:

  • Mont St. Joseph Home (Terrace Rose), Prince Albert – Six residents developed acute respiratory symptoms in past Mont week. Samples have been collected for laboratory tests to determine the cause of the illness. St. Joseph Home is a 120-bed long-term care facility in Prince Albert. The outbreak does not affect access to the other units in the facility. Outbreak was declared over on May 4, 2018.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority reminds the public that proper hand hygiene reduces the risk of getting or spreading illnesses. Visitors to any health care facility are asked to perform hand hygiene upon entering and leaving the facility. Anyone who is ill is also asked to not visit any health care facility, whether it is on outbreak status or not.

For more information or to arrange interviews contact:
Doug Dahl, Communications Officer
306-765-6409 or 306-961-6217
doug.dahl@saskhealthauthority.ca

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