ABOYNE – A COVID-19 outbreak is over at Wellington Terrace Long-Term Care Home.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) declared an end to the outbreak on Dec. 6.
The outbreak was initially declared on Nov. 28 and affected one staff member.
There are currently seven outbreaks at facilities in the WDGPH region:
- Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care on Shelburne, one staff case, declared on Dec. 7;
- St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph (long-term care units), two staff cases, declared on Dec. 7;
- Chartwell Wellington Park in Guelph, one staff case, declared on Dec. 7;
- Stone Lodge Retirement Residence in Guelph, one staff case (previously declared over on Dec. 3 but reopened Dec. 7);
- Shelburne Residence, one staff case, declared on Dec. 7;
- Headwaters Health Care Centre (‘F’ Wing) in Orangeville, one patient case and three staff cases, declared on Dec. 4; and
- Caressant Care Long-Term Care facility in Harriston, one staff case, declared on Dec. 4.
An outbreak is defined by public health as one or more confirmed cases.
Outbreaks are declared over 14 days after symptoms began in the most recent case and when no other cases are suspected.