Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Veterans Memorial Lodge long-term care home in Victoria.
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 site.
Island Health declared an outbreak at Veterans Memorial Lodge on November 29 after one staff member tested positive for COVID-19. No other cases in residents or staff were identified through extensive follow-up testing.
Upon declaring the outbreak, Island Health took immediate action to support the site in its response to protect the health of all residents and staff. The team at Veterans Memorial Lodge is to be commended for their exceptional work during this challenging time.
Veterans Memorial Lodge is a non-profit care home operated by Broadmead Care.