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UPDATE - COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Jubilee Lodge in Prince George

Northern Health is pleased to advise that a COVID-19 outbreak declared in mid- December at Jubilee Lodge in Prince George, is officially over. COVID-19 outbreak protocols are being lifted at the facility as the exposure risk period has now passed.

In total, there were a total of 48 confirmed resident cases of COVID-19, and 14 staff cases. Tragically, 17 residents of Jubilee Lodge who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died in association with the outbreak.

COVID-19 Outbreak declared over at University Hospital of Northern BC – Internal Medicine Unit

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak on the Internal Medicine Unit at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) in Prince George.

In total since the outbreak was declared December 29, 2020, twenty-one patient cases and 12 staff cases of COVID-19 were associated with the IMU outbreak, as well as 9 patient deaths. There have been no new lab-confirmed cases related to the outbreak since January 12, 2021.

COVID-19 – Acropolis Manor, Prince Rupert - outbreak continues

Ongoing monitoring and testing of staff and residents at Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert has identified additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of February 9, 2021, 31 residents and 20 staff members at Acropolis Manor have tested positive for COVID-19.

Tragically, 12 Acropolis Manor residents have died since the outbreak began, and Northern Health again offers heartfelt condolences to the family and caregivers of these individuals.

COVID-19 – Outbreak declared at Dawson Creek & District Hospital – Medical Inpatient Unit

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared a COVID-19 outbreak on the Medical Inpatient Unit at Dawson Creek & District Hospital (DCDH), following lab-confirmed cases among patients on the unit. At the time of the outbreak declaration, testing has identified nine patients who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Monitoring and testing is underway to identify any additional cases.

COVID-19 – Acropolis Manor, Prince Rupert - outbreak continues

Ongoing monitoring and testing of staff and residents at Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert has identified additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of February 1, 2021, 25 residents and 15 staff members at Acropolis Manor have tested positive for COVID-19.

Tragically, nine Acropolis Manor resident have died since the outbreak began, and Northern Health offers heartfelt condolences to the family and caregivers of these individuals.

COVID-19 exposure – Prince George

Northern Health is advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19, at Active Support Against Poverty (1188 6th Avenue) in Prince George, between January 19 and 21, 2021.

Public health officials are asking people who visited the shelter during this time period, to take extra care to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 until February 5, 2021 (14 days from the last date of possible exposure). Public health contact tracing is underway and, where possible, NH is reaching out directly to individuals who have been exposed.

COVID-19 Outbreak declared over at University Hospital of Northern BC – Rehab Unit

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak on the Rehabilitation Unit at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) in Prince George.

In total, three patient cases were associated with the Rehab outbreak, and there have been no new cases since January 9, 2021.

Monitoring and testing continues on a second outbreak on the Internal Medicine Unit at UHNBC, originally declared December 29, 2020. To date, 21 patients and 12 staff have tested positive for COVID-19, and there have been eight deaths associated with this outbreak.