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COVID-19 Outbreak Declared Monteith Correctional Complex in Monteith and Sensenbrenner Hospital in Kapuskasing

Issued: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

BULLETIN: COVID-19 Outbreak Declared in the Porcupine Health Unit Area

The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is declaring a COVID-19 outbreak at Monteith Correctional Complex in Monteith and at Sensenbrenner Hospital in Kapuskasing. The PHU is working closely with the congregate setting, as well as the hospital, to ensure ongoing measures are maintained to protect patients, inmates and staff.

Affected individuals have been given individual guidance for monitoring, isolation and testing as appropriate. The health unit will continue to work with the congregate setting and the hospital to provide infection prevention and control assessments and support the implementation of enhanced public health measures as necessary.