CEE hospital COVID outbreak over

CEE Hospital Petrolia File Photo April 28/17


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A COVID-19 outbreak declared earlier this month at Charlotte Eleanor Englehart (CEE) Hospital in Petrolia is now over.

Bluewater Health, in consultation with Lambton Public Health, has declared an end to the outbreak in the Continuing Care Unit at CEE.

“Diligent infection prevention and control measures were key in helping control this outbreak. Bluewater Health is grateful for the support of all staff and professional staff, patients and families, and the community during this time,” read a news release.

Hospital visitors are reminded to sanitize their hands upon arrival, put on a hospital-provided mask and follow visitation rules, including maximum two visitors at a time.

There are currently seven COVID-positive patients in hospital in Sarnia and Petrolia.