C. Difficile Outbreak Declared: St. Joseph’s Hospital (4 North)

Outbreak Declared

November 30, 2021 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared a C. Difficile outbreak at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Thunder Bay.

The outbreak is restricted to the Hospice/Palliative Care unit (4 North) Admissions/discharges and transfers are temporarily on-hold. Visitors to the unit are not limited at this time, however, all visitors must check-in at the nursing station when they arrive.

In collaboration with St. Joseph’s Care Group, TBDHU has initiated a thorough assessment of the situation, including enhanced infection prevention and control procedures. Further measures will be taken as needed to manage this situation.


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