January 16, 2023 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and St. Joseph’s Care Group, confirm that the respiratory outbreak at Hogarth Riverview Manor – Rose Resident Home Area (6 North), located at 300 Lillie St. N, 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: www.tbdhu.com/outbreaks
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