February 7, 2020 — St. Joseph’s Health Centre is currently experiencing a gastrointestinal outbreak on our 7M adult mental health inpatient unit. Please note the following if you are planning on visiting the Health Centre or plan on visiting a patient on this affected unit:
- If you are feeling unwell, please do not visit the Health Centre until you are symptom free.
- For the duration of your visit, please clean your hands frequently and thoroughly and use the hand sanitizing stations conveniently located throughout the Health Centre.
- For those visiting patients on an affected unit, visitor restrictions may be in place, including a limit of two visitors per patient at a time. Please contact the unit ahead of time so that you are aware of any special arrangements or restrictions in place.
- Those visiting patients on an affected unit may also be asked to wear protective clothing such as gloves, gown and mask to help prevent the spread of illness. Please follow the directions of the nursing staff on the unit.
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