Island Health has declared one outbreak over, while four additional long-term care outbreaks have been declared.
Outbreak declared over:
Clover Point Care long-term care home in Victoria
In total, nine resident cases and five staff cases were attributed to this outbreak. Clover Point Care is owned and operated by Trillium Communities.
Staff at Clover Point are to be commended for their excellent work delivering high quality, compassionate care under challenging circumstances.
Outbreak protocols will now be ended at the site. Enhanced infection prevention and control measures and monitoring of staff and residents for symptoms will continue.
Eagle Ridge Manor long-term care home in Port Hardy
Seven resident cases and three staff cases have been identified related to this outbreak.
Eagle Ridge Manor is owned and operated by Island Health.
Sidney All Care long-term care home in Sidney
One resident case has been identified related to this outbreak. The outbreak declaration is limited to the fourth floor at this time.
Sidney All Care is owned and operated by All Care Canada.
Sunrise of Victoria long-term care home in Victoria
One resident case has been identified related to this outbreak. The outbreak declaration is limited to the second floor at this time.
Sunrise of Victoria is owned and operated by Sunrise Senior Living.
Comox Valley Seniors Village long-term care home in Courtenay
Three resident cases have been identified related to this outbreak. The outbreak declaration is limited to units DF1 and DF2 at this time.
Comox Valley Seniors Village is owned and operated by West Coast Seniors Housing Management.
The case numbers reported in this bulletin are cases that have been confirmed via PCR testing or follow up from Island Health’s case and contact management team.
In general, the following outbreak response protocols have been implemented at the sites:
- No admissions or transfers to affected units;
- Essential visits can continue in outbreak units and sites;
- Staff movement will be limited wherever possible;
- No congregate dining or group activities for residents of affected units;
- Enhanced cleaning and infection control measures will continue;
- Residents, families and staff are being notified;
- Enhanced screening of all staff and residents for symptoms;
- COVID-19 testing as determined by the Medical Health Officer and Infection Prevention and Control.
During this time, Island Health will support the sites to take any further actions required and answer questions from staff, residents and family members.
Island Health has implemented comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in long-term care, acute care, assisted living and licensed care facilities.
For more information about COVID-19, please visit: www.islandhealth.ca/covid19.