BREAKING: 50 residents test positive for COVID-19 at long-term care facility in Mississauga


Published April 29, 2020 at 11:01 pm


A long-term care facility in Mississauga is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19. 

According to a release from Sienna Senior Living for Camilla Care Community, 50 residents have tested positive for the virus as of April 29. 

Additionally, according to the release, the nursing home is working closely with Public health and is ensuring all precautions and directives are in place. 

Further, in order to help slow the spread, the facility has implemented the following measures: 

  • Isolation protocols are in place throughout all Home Areas.
  • All team members are wearing surgical face masks and having their temperature taken twice per shift.
  • Frequent monitoring of all residents’ health, including temperatures checked twice daily.
  • Rigorous frequent cleaning and disinfecting of all surfaces.
  • No non-essential visitors and active screening for any essential visitor, including temperature checks continues.

Those looking for additional resources can find them online, or send their questions via email

“We are committed to keeping you informed and will provide updates as things evolve. We will do everything possible to help you connect with your loved one,” the release reads. 

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