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Today, Fraser Health is providing the following information on COVID-19 outbreaks in long term care, acute care and community settings:

Long term care:
Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak over at Fellburn Care Centre in Burnaby. With the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in care facilities, there are no longer any COVID-19 cases at this location.

Acute care:
Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in the high intensity rehabilitation unit at Laurel Place after evidence of transmission in this unit. Four patients and two staff have tested positive for COVID-19. The outbreak is limited to one unit, which is temporarily closed to admissions.

Upon declaring the outbreak, Fraser Health immediately implemented precautions, including enhanced cleaning, as well as contact tracing to protect the health of all staff, medical staff, and patients.

Fraser Health has notified all patients on the affected unit about the outbreak, and in addition, have informed the families of patients who are unable to share this information.

Community:
Fraser Health Public Health has declared COVID-19 outbreaks at four locations of Highline Farms after finding evidence of COVID-19 transmission among staff working at the following sites:

  • Abby Farm – 38050 Atkinson Road, Abbotsford
  • Infinity – 28424 Townshipline Road, Abbotsford
  • Trademark – 28243 Townshipline Road, Abbotsford
  • 3392 224 Street, Langley

To date, 59 employees at these locations have tested positive for COVID-19. Fraser Health has screened employees at each facility, and case and contact management has taken place. Those identified as cases and close contacts have been instructed to self-isolate.

Fraser Health has issued closure orders for these four locations, and we are working with the business operator to strengthen their COVID-19 mitigation strategies.

At this time, it is critically important for people living in the Fraser Health region to use the COVID-19 assessment tool and get tested as soon as you have COVID-19-like symptoms, even mild ones. Please don’t wait, and book or drop by one of our collection centres which are operated in partnership with local Divisions of Family Practice. People living in the Fraser Health region can find information about test collection centres by visiting Fraser Health’s website.

To book a COVID-19 testing appointment, complete a COVID-19 test booking form.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit fraserhealth.ca/covid19.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Fraser Health Media Line: 604-613-0794

media@fraserhealth.ca


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