Respiratory Outbreak expands

From Riverside Health Care
Press release

Riverside Health Care in conjunction with the Northwestern Health Unit has declared a Respiratory Outbreak on the West Wing at Rainycrest Long Term Care. The East Wing has been in outbreak since March 12, 2024.

Enhanced visitor restrictions are in place that permit two (2) visitors or caregivers at a time. In addition, visitations must take place in the residents’ rooms, not in common areas.

There are some restrictions on admissions, transfers, discharges, and social activities until further notice.

Riverside urges all visitors to conduct self-screening before entering the facility and kindly ask to not visit if they are experiencing any symptoms.

We continue to urge everyone to be diligent in practicing appropriate hand hygiene and infection prevention and control practices when visiting our facilities at any time.

The Outbreak Management Team will continue to monitor the situation. The care and safety of our residents, team members and families are the top priority.

We thank everyone for their understanding and continued support.