Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Chartwell Carrington House Retirement Residence in Mission.
According to a press release, one resident has tested positive for COVID-19.
Chartwell Carrington House is an assisted living and independent living facility that is owned and operated by Chartwell Retirement Residences. The resident is currently in self-isolation at their home in assisted living.
Fraser Health has worked with the site to support the implementation of enhanced control measures and is also working with the site to identify anyone who may have been exposed, and is taking steps to protect the health of all staff, residents and families.
They are also working with Chartwell to proactively implement the following measures:
Staffing levels are being supported to maintain resident care.
Visitors are restricted throughout the facility.
Staff and residents movement in the facility has been restricted.
Cleaning and infection control measures have been enhanced.
Residents, families and staff are being notified.
Twice a day screening of all staff and residents is taking place.
During this time, Fraser Health has additional presence at the site to take any further actions required and support the facility. This includes dedicated people to address quality, answer questions from staff, residents and family, and provide active checks of symptoms with staff and residents.
For more information about COVID-19, please visit fraserhealth.ca/covid19.