February 26, 2021 COVID-19 Update

26 February 2021

26 February 2021

Personal Care Home Update

We are pleased to report there have been no new positive 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 anyone develop symptoms.  

Due to the positive staff case identified mid-February, RHC will remain listed as a facility with an “outbreak” per the WRHA Long Term Care/Shared Health criteria until March 8th

Personal Care Home Social Visits

To book a social visit within our outdoor pods with aResident from a Personal Care Home unit, please call 204-478-6208. 

The current health order permits one visitor to attend at a time, and scheduled visits will be 30 minutes in length.  

Visitors with booked appointments are asked to present directly to the outdoor structure at the time of the appointment.  Screening will occur at the structure upon entry.  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided for visitors upon entry to the structure.  Our PCH Residents will also be required to wear PPE for the duration of the visit. 

Please refer to the map posted on January 15 for locations of the outdoor structures and available parking.  Pod A is reserved for the Residents of the ACE and Pod B is reserved for our Residents from the CD and 3W units.  

Program/Hospital Update

There have been no new reported staff or patient COVIDpositive cases on our program/hospital side of Riverview Health Centre.  

We continue to closely monitor our patients, and will test for COVID-19 should anyone develop symptoms.

Regular updates will continue to be provided on this web page and through our covid-19 phone line.  If you have questions specific to your loved one’s health condition, please contact the nursing staff on the unit.

Thank you for your ongoing understanding and support.

Sincerely,
RHC Senior Leadership Team