Five more Niagara healthcare facilities experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks

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Five more Niagara healthcare facilities have outbreaks of COVID-19.

According to Niagara Region Public Health, the following places are now experiencing outbreaks of the virus:

  • Crescent Park Lodge in Fort Erie has an outbreak that's affecting the entire facility.
  • Tufford Nursing Home, and West Park Health Centre both in St. Catharines have outbreaks affecting the entire facilty.
  • Kilean Lodge in Grimsby's outbreak is affecting the entire facility.
  • Albright Manor in Lincoln has an outbreak that is affecting the 4th and 5th floor. 

Niagara Region Public Health have confirmed that each of these homes has a small number of cases.

Between the five homes, NRPH says there is a mix of staff and resident cases, though most are residents.

An outbreak is declared when there is a single case of COVID-19.