January 18, 2021 COVID-19 Update

18 January 2021

18 January 2021 End of Life Care at RHC Shared Health Manitoba updated the visiting guidelines Friday, Jan 15th, with respect to essential care partner/designated family caregiver presence at end of life. The decision related to when an individual is reaching their end of life will be made by the health care team and is…
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January 15, 2021 COVID-19 UPDATE

15 January 2021

15 January 2021 Personal Care Home Update We are pleased to report there have been no new covid-19 staff cases announced over the past week.  To date, we have had no RHC residents test positive for COVID-19.    We continue to closely monitor our residents, and will test for COVID-19 should any residents develop symptoms.  We are also pleased to announce our PCH outbreak related to an external contracted employee is now over. Vaccine Update Planning is underway for our PCH Residents to…
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January 8, 2021 COVID-19 UPDATE

8 January 2021

8 January 2021 Personal Care Home Vaccine Update We’ve been advised today that Riverview Health Centre Personal Care Home Residents will have the opportunity to receive the first dose of the covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, January 28th.  The second dose is scheduled to be administered on Thursday, February 25th. Residents and/or Substitute Decision Makers will…
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January 7, 2021 COVID-19 UPDATE

7 January 2021

7 January 2021 Happy New Year! Personal Care Home Update We are pleased to report there have been no new covid-19 staff cases announced over the past week.  To date, we have had no RHC residents test positive for COVID-19.    We continue to closely monitor our residents, and will test for COVID-19 should any residents develop symptoms.   As previously reported, an external contracted employee tested positive for COVID-19 on December 24, 2020.  Out of an abundance of…
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December 29, 2020 COVID-19 Update

29 December 2020

29 December 2020 New Year’s Eve Fireworks! We are pleased to announce that the team at Cushman & Wakefield/Stevenson plan to host a fireworks display on New Year’s Eve for the patients and residents of Riverview Health Centre in memory of Patricia McGarry, a former RHC patient.    The fireworks show begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 31st.  Designated visitors are welcome to attend and watch…
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December 24, 2020 COVID-19 Update

24 December 2020

24 December 2020 We have been made aware today that a contracted staff member employed at Riverview Health Centre has tested positive for COVID-19.   This individual works night shifts and has no direct contact with our patients or residents.  However, based on review by the WRHA and following provincial guidelines, an outbreak must be declared at Riverview Health Centre for our Personal Care Home units. We appreciate this is unsettling news for our patients, residents and their loved ones….
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December 18, 2020 COVID-19 Update

18 December 2020

18 December 2020 Covid-19 Updates We are pleased to report our covid-19 status remains stable on our Personal Care Home units.   We are very thankful that we have had no Residents test positive for covid-19. Effective today, December 18th, Riverview Health Centre’s Personal Care Home is no longer considered in an “outbreak” (which was due to previous but now resolved staff cases).   We’d like to thank our healthcare team, families, designated…
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December 15, 2020 COVID-19 Update

15 December 2020

15 December 2020 The holiday season is just around the corner and we have been receiving many questions from families, patients and residents. Please see below for responses to these frequently asked questions: Q:​Will patients and residents be permitted to leave the facility over the holidays to gather with friendsand family? A:​To help prevent the spread of covid-19, social leaves continue to be strongly discouraged at this time.  As per public health orders, individuals are…
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