COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Burnaby care home

Fraser Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak at Burnaby’s George Derby Centre officially over.

George Derby Centre is a long-term care facility owned and operated by George Derby Care Society. Fraser Health also said outbreaks at Czorny Alzheimer Centre, and MSA Manor were also over.

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“With the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in care facilities, there are no longer any COVID-19 cases at these locations,” said a news release from Fraser Health.

With the support of a rapid response team at each site, Fraser Health implemented enhanced control measures, such as:

  • Allowing only essential visitors
  • Restricting staff and resident movement in the facility
  • Enhancing cleaning and infection control measures
  • Communicating with patients, residents, staff and families to address questions and advise on next steps
  • Providing twice a day screening of all staff and residents for COVID-19 symptoms. 

 

 

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