Monday, June 4, 2012

Respiratory illness advisory for NGH nursing home‎, Canada

SIMCOE - Outbreak precautions are in effect at The Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home due to a respiratory-like illness.

There are currently five residents showing two or more of the following symptoms; headache, cough, runny nose, fever, chills and sore throat.

The Resident Yard Sale, which was scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Other precautions include resident isolation, increased cleaning, signage, halt to activities and a freeze on new admissions and transfers.

Visiting is still permitted at this time, however, if you are feeling ill the staff asks you to stay at home.

Outbreak precautions will remain in effect until further notice. If family members have any immediate concerns about their loved one, please contact the Nursing Home at 519- 426-0130 Ext. 6972 or 6971. Read More