Gastrointestinal Illness in Heartland Health Region
Heartland Health Region has lifted the outbreak of gastrointestinal illness in the Outlook and District Health Centre Long Term Care effective January 11, 2016.
Please do not visit our facilities if you are ill.
It is important that we remain vigilant in preventing infections in our facilities and communities, including ensuring optimal infection control practices like:
- If you are ill, stay at home, contact your doctor if symptoms are severe.
- Cover your cough,
- Get immunized, and
- Wash your hands thoroughly, properly and frequently, particularly before and after patient/client care, washroom use, blowing your nose, and after touching surfaces.