Outbreak Over: Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital

September 28, 2016 - Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have declared the respiratory outbreak over at Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital located at 580 North Algoma Street.

All restrictions have been lifted. Admissions, transfers, discharges and social activities have resumed.
We all have a role in keeping our care environments healthy and welcoming. If you are experiencing one or more of the following, please refrain from visiting our sites to avoid spreading infections to our clients:

  • Cough
  • Influenza and/or cold symptoms
  • Temperature of 101.2ºF / 38.4ºC or more
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

All visitors should clean their hands using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, both before and after entering a client room.

The best way to prevent the spread of infection is to get the influenza vaccine every year, stay home when you are unwell, cover coughs and sneezes and clean your hands often.


News Type
Institutional Outbreak
Health Topics
Diseases & Infections