Twelve people tested positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge’s Baillie House long-term care facility on Jan. 20. (The News files)

Twelve people tested positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge’s Baillie House long-term care facility on Jan. 20. (The News files)

COVID outbreak at Maple Ridge long-term care facility over

The Baillie House outbreak was first declared Jan. 20

The COVID-19 outbreak is over at Baillie House in Maple Ridge.

Fraser Health made the announcement Thursday, Jan. 27, that along with Baillie House outbreaks were also over at Hilton Villa Seniors Community in Surrey, The Mayfair Senior Living + Care in Abbotsford, Lakeshore Care Centre in Coquitlam, Bevan Lodge in Abbotsford, and St. Michael’s Centre in Burnaby.

The health authority said this was due to the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 at these locations.

Last week seven residents and five staff members tested positive at the Maple Ridge facility that is a wing of the Ridge Meadows Hospital, that is owned and operated by Fraser Health.

When the outbreak was first declared Fraser Health said the 12 residents and staff members were in self-isolation at their homes and that enhanced control measures were put in place. They also said they were working to identify anyone who may have been exposed to the virus, and was taking steps to protect the health of all staff, residents and families.

Fraser Health also declared that the COVID-19 outbreak at Burnaby Hospital is also over.

Meanwhile an outbreak was declared at The Residence at Clayton Heights in Surrey where nine residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

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The Residence at Clayton Heights is a long-term care facility that is owned and operated by Pinnacle Care Group.

Fraser Health noted the residents are currently in self-isolation at their homes.

Fraser Health has worked with The Residence at Clayton Heights 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, the health authority said.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit fraserhealth.ca/covid19.


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