January 24, 2023 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence, confirm that the respiratory outbreak at Chartwell Thunder Bay, located at 770 Arundel St., has been declared over. All restrictions have been lifted.
TBDHU continues to remind people to refrain from visiting high-risk settings, including hospitals and long-term care facilities, when feeling unwell to avoid spreading infections to the most vulnerable.
The Health Unit reminds the public to prevent getting and spreading infections by:
- Keeping up-to-date with influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations.
- Washing hands often, for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water, or by using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Covering coughs/sneezes with the upper sleeve if no tissue is available.
- Staying at home when sick to avoid spreading infections to others.
For more information on current outbreaks in the TBDHU please visit the following link: tbdhu.com/outbreaks.
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