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COVID-19 outbreak on GBGH’s 1 North unit declared over




May 28, 2022 – Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH), in consultation with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, has officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak over on its 1 North inpatient unit.

The outbreak, originally declared May 10, included 17 patients who contracted COVID-19 while receiving care at the hospital and 10 staff members.

During the outbreak only essential visitors were permitted on the unit, but visitation on 1 North is returning to two visitors at a time during the visiting hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Admissions to the unit were also restricted during the outbreak, but the unit is resuming admissions.

 

Contact:

Jennifer Moore

Director, Communications & Stakeholder Relations

Georgian Bay General Hospital

705-526-1300 ext. 5177

moorejen@gbgh.on.ca