Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak over at Fair Haven Homes Burnaby Lodge 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 in this location.
Fair Haven Homes Burnaby Lodge is a long term care facility in Burnaby that is owned and operated by Fair Haven Homes Society.
Two residents at Fort Langley Seniors Community, one resident at Northcrest Care Centre, and one staff member at Suncreek Village have tested positive for COVID-19. Fraser Health has declared outbreaks at these locations, and a rapid response team is at each site. Communication with residents and families is underway. The three residents and one staff member are currently in self-isolation at their homes.
Fort Langley Seniors Community is a long term care facility in Fort Langley that is owned and operated by Park Place Seniors Living. Northcrest Care Centre is a long term care facility in Delta that is independently owned and operated. Suncreek Village is a long term care facility in Surrey that if owned and operated by Suncreek Developments.
Enhanced control measures have been put in place at each site. Fraser Health is working with staff to identify anyone who may have been exposed and is taking steps to protect the health of all staff, residents and families.
Fraser Health has proactively implemented the following at each site:
- Staffing levels will be maintained to provide resident care.
- Visitors are restricted throughout the facility.
- Staff and residents movement in the facility has been restricted.
- Cleaning and infection control measures have been enhanced.
- Residents, families and staff are being notified.
- Twice a day screening of all staff and residents.
During this time, Fraser Health has additional presence at each site to take any further actions required and support the facility. This includes dedicated people to address quality, answer questions from staff, residents and family, and provide active checks of symptoms with staff and residents.
Fraser Health has implemented comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in long term care, assisted living and independent living facilities. In addition, Fraser Health has also deployed more than 480 people including care staff and our rapid-response teams which include clinical nurse educators, infection prevention and control experts, screeners, and patient care quality officers supporting with communication to families and assessing symptoms at sites with outbreaks. Through these teams, sites are also connected with emergency supplies and additional personnel if needed.
For more information about COVID-19, please visit fraserhealth.ca/covid19.
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