January 17, 2022 COVID-19

17 January 2022

Family Update January 17, 2022

COVID-19 Update:• The number of cases in Winnipeg continue to grow.  We are working extremely hard to prevent illness and spread of COVID-19 within our facility, but we need your help.  DFC/ECPs please continue to follow the must do’s and don’ts from Jan. 14 update – thank you! 

Outbreak(s) at RHC:• We continue to have an Outbreak of COVID-19 on CD3 in our PCHo Currently there are two residents who are positive, and 3 residents who are symptomatic and awaiting test results.  These residents are all isolating in their rooms and are on enhanced droplet precautions to reduce the risk of spreado CD3 is a red zone so no visitation can occur at this timeo You will see staff wearing N95 masks and full face shields in an outbreak area, as this is best practice in a red and orange zone• Our COVID-19 outbreak on 4NR -4West was declared over on Jan. 15th• Our RSV outbreak on CD4 was declared over on Jan. 17th• We are continuing to do BID (twice a day) symptom monitoring because of close contact on the majority of units throughout the building

Staffing:• We now have 71 staff who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 45 staff have been cleared to return to work

Thank you all for your support and diligence as we navigate our way through this Omicron wave of the pandemic.

Be well.

RHC Leadership