Island Health has declared one additional COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term care home and is providing an update on cases attributed to previously declared outbreaks.
Clover Point Care long-term care home in Victoria
One staff member and five residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
Clover Point Care is owned and operated by Trillium Communities.
Updates to existing outbreaks:
Glenwarren Lodge long-term care home in Victoria
Three additional staff cases have been identified. In total, there are now 10 staff cases and five resident cases attributed to this outbreak. The outbreak declaration continues to be only for the first floor of the facility at this time.
Glenwarren Lodge is owned and operated by Revera.
Selkirk Seniors Village long-term care home in Victoria
Two additional staff cases have been identified. In total, there are now eight staff members and one resident case attributed to this outbreak. The outbreak declaration continues to be only for the third floor at this time.
Selkirk Seniors Village is owned and operated by West Coast Seniors Housing Management.
Eden Gardens long-term care home in Nanaimo
One additional staff case and two additional resident cases have been identified. In total, four staff cases and three resident cases have been attributed to this outbreak. The outbreak declaration continues to be only for the Cypress Unit (second floor) at this time.
Eden Gardens is owned and operated by the Nanaimo Travellers Lodge Society.
It is important to note, the case numbers and updates 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.