January 29, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Jasper Place Retirement Home, located at 1200 Jasper Drive, has been declared over at 10:45am today. 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 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.
For more information: Health Unit Media Line 625-8800 1-888-294-6630, extension 8800