COVID-19 outbreak at the Pierre-Janet Mental Health Hospital in Gatineau

COVID-19 outbreak at the Pierre-Janet Mental Health Hospital in Gatineau

A unit at the Pierre-Janet Mental Health Hospital in Gatineau is affected by an outbreak of COVID-19 which has infected all 12 users as well as 18 workers.

According to the CISSS de l’Outaouais, “users are doing well and are still present in the affected unit”, which has been transformed into a hot zone, it was specified Thursday in a press release.

Only visits to green zones remain permitted for the time being.

An infection control and prevention team is currently trying to get the situation back in hand and voluntary screening has been extended to all employees of the establishment.

A crisis unit is in place and monitors developments on a daily basis.

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