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Outbreak at Chesley Hospital

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 4:54 AM by Kevin Bernard
No new admissions and visitors restricted after cases of Norovirus discovered.
(Chesley) -

 

No new admissions are allowed in the acute or restorative care units of the Chesley hospital.

Officials with the South Bruce Grey Health Centre say several cases of gastro-intestinal illness in patients at the Chesley site are confirmed to be Noro-virus.

All patients are now recovering and no new cases have arisen since July 28th.

Officials say as a precaution, the Chesley hospital is rerouting some admission cases to other site.

However, the Emergency Department remains open.

Visitor restrictions are also in place at Chesley.

There are two visitors allowed per patient and no visitors under the age of 12.

If you are planning on visiting, you are to report to the nursesí station prior to entering a patientís room.

For information on Norovirus, you can visit the Grey Bruce Health Unitís website
www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca

 

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