Gastrointestinal Outbreak Over: St. Joseph’s Hospital – 2 East – Mental Health Rehabilitation

Outbreak Over

September 20, 2023 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and St. Joseph’s Care Group, located at 35 Algoma St. N, confirm that the gastrointestinal outbreak has been declared over at St. Joseph’s Hospital – 2 East – Mental Health Rehabilitation, in Thunder Bay. All restrictions have been lifted.

The Health Unit is urging people to stay at home and refrain from visiting hospitals and long-term care facilities when feeling unwell to avoid spreading infections to those most vulnerable: young infants and children, the elderly and those with other chronic illnesses.

The Health Unit reminds the public to prevent getting and spreading infections by:

  • Washing hands often, for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water, or by using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Staying at home if sick to avoid spreading infections to others.

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