Outbreak at Rainycrest

Press Release

Riverside Health Care, in conjunction with the Northwestern Health Unit, has declared a gastroenteritis outbreak at Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home.
All admissions, transfers, discharges, and social activities have been cancelled until further notice.
As well, visitors are restricted to family members and caregivers only.
Family members are asked to restrict their visits to the resident’s room only, and refrain from visiting in common areas or with other residents while at Rainycrest.
The health unit is urging people to stay refrain from visiting the home when feeling unwell to avoid spreading infections to those most vulnerable, including young infants and children, the elderly, and those with other chronic illnesses.
The Outbreak Management Team at Rainycrest will continue to monitor the situation.