Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at the Discovery Harbour long-term care home in Campbell River.
With the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in long-term care, there are no longer any COVID-19 cases related to the outbreak at the home.
Island Health declared the outbreak August 4 after three staff members tested positive for COVID-19. No residents tested positive.
Discovery Harbour is owned and operated by Park Place Seniors Living. The team at Discovery Harbour is to be commended for their exceptional work ensuring the outbreak did not spread further and continuing to provide high-quality care under challenging circumstances. Upon declaring the outbreak, Island Health took immediate action to support the home in its response to protect the health of all residents and staff.
With the outbreak now declared over, the following will occur at Discovery Harbour:
• Social visits will resume on August 19
• Admissions and transfers will resume
• Resident movement between neighbourhoods will resume
• Diligent infection prevention measures and appropriate use of personal protective equipment will continue
Island Health has implemented comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in long-term care, acute care, assisted living, and licensed facilities.
For more information about COVID-19, please visit: www.islandhealth.ca/covid19