Outbreak Declared: Roseview Manor

Outbreak Declared

January 13, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street have declared an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness affecting the first floor only – the Champlain and Heritage home care areas.

Admissions, transfers, discharges and social activities have been cancelled until further notice. Visitors are restricted to family members and caregivers only, so please call the facility for more information. 

The Health Unit is urging people to stay at home and refrain from visiting hospitals, long-term care facilities and retirement homes 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 15 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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News Type
Institutional Outbreak
Health Topics
Diseases & Infections