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COVID-19 Outbreak Declared on the Inpatient Unit at Seaforth Community Hospital

September 27, 2023

The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on the Inpatient Unit at its Seaforth Community Hospital site.

Outbreak status refers to two or more confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among patients that could have possibly been acquired in the hospital.

The unit is now closed to admissions until further notice.

Huron Perth Public Health is working in collaboration with HPHA and patients, family/caregivers and team members affected by the outbreak are in the process of being notified. Testing of inpatients is taking place.

Those visiting patients at the hospital are required to follow any posted instructions and are asked to limit their interaction to one patient per visit. Patients may only have one family caregiver/visitor per day with no in-and-out privileges. All caregivers and visitors visiting patients on the unit will be required to wear personal protective equipment including mask, eye protection, gown and gloves. 

Please not visit a patient at any of our hospital sites if you are feeling unwell.