Ongoing monitoring and testing of staff and patients following the April 19, 2021 declaration of a COVID-19 outbreak on the medical inpatient unit at Dawson Creek & District Hospital has identified additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19.
As of April 23, four patients and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19 related to the outbreak.
Northern Health Public Health is closely monitoring for additional cases, and the facility continues to take steps to protect the health of staff and those they care for, with enhanced outbreak precautions. The outbreak continues to be limited to the medical inpatient unit, at this time.
More information on public exposures, school exposures, and facility or community outbreaks of COVID-19 within the Northern Health region.