COVID-19 outbreak declared at St. Joseph’s Manor  

By Rosalind Russell – Algoma Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term facility in Elliot Lake. 

St. Joseph’s General Hospital CEO Jeremy Stevenson says the outbreak was declared on the second floor of St. Joseph’s Manor yesterday (Thursday).  

He says only Essential Care Partners and visitors for essential/compassionate reasons will be permitted on the second floor.  

Stevenson adds if people want more information, they can contact the health unit. 

For more information on respiratory viruses, please contact Algoma Public Health at: (705) 942-4646 ext. 5404 or contact your family health care provider. 

Photo: There is an outbreak of COVID-19 at the St. Joseph’s Manor in Elliot Lake. Photo provided by St. Joseph’s General Hospital and used with permission.

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