RSV Outbreak Declared: 5U4-7
On January 10th a Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Outbreak was declared on 5U4-7. Outbreak management has been initiated and appropriate infection prevention and control measures are being taken.
Any staff illness that may be attributed to this outbreak are being managed by Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety (OESH).
Outbreak protocols have been implemented at the hospital to ensure the ongoing protection of patients, staff and visitors.
To help stop the spread of RSV, the following measures have been implemented:
- Limited access for visitors and Designated Family Caregivers to patients on 5U4-7 as per Shared Health guidelines. We encourage families to continue virtual visits with their loved ones.
Effective: January 24 2022
We will be supporting expanded visitor access in non-outbreak inpatient areas along with access for Designated Caregivers in Outpatient and Urgent Care services. Read more here.
Visitors (1 at a time for 30 min) are to enter via the Leila Ave. entrance and report to the screening table. Visiting hours are from 11:00 am-8:30 pm daily.
Please email SOGH_PatientRelations@sogh.mb.ca if you have any questions or concerns about visitation.
We encourage families to continue virtual visits with their loved one. Contact Carlie Caslake at 204-632-3390 to coordinate.
Mask Process Changes
Effective: March 18 2021
In keeping with Shared Health Guidelines, all visitors, and patients will be required to wear a medical mask when at Seven Oaks Hospital.
Seven Oaks Hospital will supply the appropriate mask. We ask that all persons attending the hospital hand sanitize and replace the mask they are wearing with the one supplied by the hospital at the entrance. We thank you for your cooperation.
If you have any questions please contact Patient Relations at SOGH_PatientRelations@sogh.mb.ca