September 23, 2021 COVID-19 Update

24 September 2021

September 23, 2021 Dear Families, Updates Third (Booster) Dose vaccination: 3rd dose vaccination is now going to be made available to all residents in PCH.  While there is no local evidence that the two doses do not provide adequate coverage, there is some evidence across the globe of some breakthrough cases in older adults due to an overall reduced immune response as we age.  This…
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September 16, 2021 COVID-19 Update

17 September 2021

September 16, 2021 Dear Families, Updates Mandatory vaccination: we are in the process of having our staff voluntarily declare their vaccine status in preparation for ensuring that we are compliant with having all staff fullyvaccinated by the end of October. For those staff who cannot be vaccinated, they will be required to be tested at minimum three times per week and…
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August 26, 2021 COVID-19 Update

27 August 2021

Dear Families, Updates Mandatory vaccination was announced this week by the province of Manitoba for staff who work in health care settings, including acute care and long-term care.  This will include all staff who provide direct care as well as those who come in direct contact with patients/residents, as well as their care environments and…
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August 16th 2021, COVID-19 Update

16 August 2021

August 16, 2021 Dear Families, Updates Visiting hours are being extended to 8:00 p.m. daily, effective August 17th.  Outdoor and POD visits continue to be the safest way to visit.  General visitors, please continue to book an appointment, a day ahead at minimum, at 204-478-6208, Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 4:00.  Visits from children under 12…
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August 5, 2021 COVID-19 Update

6 August 2021

August 5, 2021 Dear Families, Updates Updated Public Health guidance, effective Aug. 7th, moves from focusing on restrictions to focusing on recommendations related to indoor public spaces and private businesses.  This includes a move to recommend the wearing of masks, rather than to require they be worn.  However, in health care settings, including Riverview Health Centre, masks continue to…
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July 22, 2021 COVID-19 Update

22 July 2021

July 22, 2021 Dear Families, Today we just have one update and a few reminders for you. We continue to not have any cases of COVID-19 in residents/patients/staff.  And throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have not had any transmission (spread) anywhere within our site.  This is a testament to the vigilance from yourselves, and our…
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July, 15 2021 COVID-19 Update

16 July 2021

July 15, 2021 Dear Families, Today we have a few updates and reminders that we wanted to share with you.  Currently, we do not have any COVID-19 cases in residents/patients or staff.  As you may know, phase two of the provincial summer re-opening plan was announced yesterday.  COVID-19 and the variants of concern remain a…
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July 8, 2021 COVID-19 Update

8 July 2021

July 8, 2021 Dear Families, We have a few updates and reminders that we wanted to share with you.  Currently, we do not have any COVID-19 cases in residents/patients or staff.  We do, however, need to keep our guard up, and continue to follow all protocols as two clusters of the Delta variant were just…
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