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*UPDATE* Bow Island Health Centre’s COVID-19 outbreak status ended Saturday

Posted on November 14, 2020 by 40 Mile Commentator


According to Alberta Health Services’ South Zone Twitter account on Saturday, the COVID-19 outbreak status has ended at the Bow Island Health Centre.
The outbreak status ended at  Lethbridge’s Chinook Regional Hospital as well.

“The outbreaks did not extend beyond staff who initially tested positive for COVID-19,” read the tweet.

“As a result both have returned to current AHS visitation guidelines.”

A COVID-19 outbreak was declared at the Bow Island Health Centre on Nov. 12.

AHS reported a total of three staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

No patients have tested positive at this time.

Any visitors to the Health Centre were restricted to end-of-life situations only.

AHS encourages families to continue to meet virtually with their loved ones.

The separate outbreak at the Alfred Egan Home is ongoing.

Visitors to the Alfred Egan Home will be restricted to end-of-life situations only until further notice.

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