Today, Fraser Health is providing the following information about COVID-19 outbreaks in our region.
Fraser Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak over at Chilliwack General Hospital. With the implementation of comprehensive strategies, there is no longer an outbreak at this site.
Long term care:
Fraser Health has declared COVID-19 outbreaks over at Rideau Retirement Residence in Burnaby, KinVillage long term care and KinVillage assisted living in Tsawwassen, The Mayfair in Abbotsford, and Morgan Place in Surrey.
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 these locations.
Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Bradley Centre, a long term care facility in Chilliwack that is owned and operated by Fraser Health. Two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. The staff members are currently in self-isolation at their homes.
Enhanced control measures have been put in place at the site. Fraser Health is working 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 measures at the site:
- Staffing levels are being supported to maintain 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 is taking place.
During this time, Fraser Health has additional presence at the 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 and assisted living facilities. In addition, Fraser Health has also deployed 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 support strategies around additional personnel if needed.
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.
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