Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Laurier Manor assisted living facility in Prince George, BC. At the time of the outbreak declaration, there have been two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 among facility residents.
All residents of the facility are being asked to take extra precautions, including reducing visitors and social interactions. Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, and their close contacts, have been asked to self-isolate in their units. Common rooms have been closed. Increased environmental cleaning is being performed throughout the facility.
All Laurier Manor residents and staff are being closely monitored for symptoms; social visits are temporarily suspended, and activity programs placed on hold. Essential visits can continue.
The outbreak declaration will be in place for at least 28 days.
More information on public exposures, school exposures, and facility or community outbreaks of COVID-19 within the Northern Health region, is available here: www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/public-exposures-and-outbreaks