09 Jan
2020

NOTICE: Enteric outbreak at H.J. McFarland Memorial Home

H.J. McFarland Memorial Home is currently experiencing a facility-wide enteric (stomach flu) outbreak.

• To prevent further transmission of the infection to others, H.J. McFarland Memorial Home administration is asking that people do not visit the facility at this time.

• For people who must visit the facility, the administration recommends following best practices for hand hygiene to avoid contracting and/or transmitting the infection.
 
• People with a cold or fever should avoid visiting the home during the enteric outbreak.
 
• Staff at H.J. McFarland Memorial Home are assessing and modifying activities to reduce the risk of transmitting the infection amongst residents and staff.
 
• For more information, contact H.J. McFarland Memorial Home at 613.476.2138 extension 131.

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