COVID-19 outbreak declared at The Grove Nursing Home

October 17, 2022 – Yesterday, under the guidance of Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU), a COVID-19 outbreak was declared in the Oak Crescent Resident Home Area of the Grove Nursing Home. The other two Resident Home Areas – Maple Avenue and Pine Lane – are not impacted by the outbreak.

There is currently confirmation of three resident cases associated with the outbreak and no confirmed staff cases at this time. Due to the outbreak, general visitor access to the Grove’ Oak Crescent RHA has been paused; however, two essential caregivers are permitted to visit their family member in this RHA. There is no impact to visitor access for residents living in the other two RHAs.

In partnership with RCDHU, The Grove has implemented the necessary outbreak protocols to protect the health and safety of residents and staff. This includes:

  • Contact tracing and testing
  • Isolation protocols
  • Enhanced cleaning of high-touch areas
  • Increased PPE measures for staff and essential caregivers

About Arnprior Regional Health

Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) is a progressive 140-bed organization that includes a fully accredited community hospital, nursing home, primary health care centre and extensive community programs. ARH is a regional hub with a strong history of providing exemplary care to the residents of West Ottawa, McNab/Braeside, Arnprior and Mississippi Mills. As your partner in health, ARH is committed to listening to and responding to meet the needs of those we serve, because together, we create a healthy community.

For more information:

Melissa McDermott

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