Outbreak of COVID at GNGH over

GNGH

An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in Niagara Falls is over.

Niagara Health declared the outbreak over on the Trillium Unit after 14 days of enhanced monitoring of patients and staff showed there had been no new cases on the unit.

The outbreak was declared on May 1st as a result of a healthcare-associated case involving a healthcare worker on the unit.

“I would like to thank our dedicated teams for implementing and consistently practicing infection prevention and control measures, allowing us to safely resolve this outbreak,” says Derek McNally, Niagara Health’s Executive Vice President Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive.

“We continue to follow best practices in infection control, including meticulous hand hygiene, physical distancing and the appropriate use of personal protective equipment, to protect our patients and teams.”