An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance – Stratford General Hospital has been declared over by Huron Perth Public Health. The outbreak had been declared on the Medicine Unit on July 6th.
“Upon declaring the outbreak, immediate precautions were implemented, including prevalence testing in team members and patients,” says Andrew Williams, President & CEO.
The Medicine Unit has been reopened to admissions and transfers. Family and Caregiver Presence on the Unit has also been restored. Full guidelines can be found online.
HPHA reminds the public that all individuals are required to wear a mask upon entering any of the HPHA hospitals sites and that active COVID-19 screening must be completed.
“While this outbreak is over, we can’t stress enough the importance of getting your COVID-19 vaccine and continuing to follow public health measures,” adds Williams.