Positive COVID-19 Test Result at Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home

Oct 16th, 2020
By rwhelan
COVID cell

Late yesterday, Dufferin Oaks was informed that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 which was identified through routine testing of our staff.   This staff member did not exhibit symptoms while at work and is currently isolating at home.  Dufferin Oaks is working closely with Public Health and have determined that any exposure to staff or residents has been deemed low risk.  At this time, none of our residents have presented with symptoms and staff are continuing to diligently monitor themselves.

Dufferin Oaks is following the guidance of Wellington Dufferin Public Health on measures to be taken within the home which includes declaring an outbreak within the facility and prohibiting general visitors.  Safety of our residents and staff are at the forefront and we will endeavour to keep the public notified as we learn more information.