Outbreak Notice for Shepherd’s Gardens - DSL


(1/15/20, 4:19 p.m.):

Gardens Supportive Living  ILI outbreak restrictions are lifted today.

Site will remain on high surveillance.

1/08/20,  1:15 p.m.):

  • Residents – no new cases
  • Staff – no symptomatic staff in the last 24 hours
  • All outbreak management precautions remains in place.

(1/07/20,  4:34 p.m.): 

  • Residents – 2 new cases with case defining ILI symptoms (cumulative # of 9 residents; 2 residents are in acute care - both are influenza A positive)
  • Staff – no symptomatic staff in the last 24 hours
  • All outbreak management precautions remains in place including enhanced environmental cleaning.
  • AHS IPC walkthrough completed with a couple of recommendations same implemented.

 Tentative lift date January 14, 2020.

(1/06/20, 10:21 a.m.):

  • Residents -no new cases over the weekend and today
  • Staff – 3 staff ill with case defining ILI symptoms to date total of 7 staff (6 had flu vaccine and 1 is taking Tamiflu).
  • All outbreak management and precautions remains in place.

(9:52 a.m., 1/02/20):

  • 2 new cases (one in 3rd floor, one in main floor) isolation precautions in place, total of 4 residents.
  • 2 ill staff are informed to remain off/home minimum of 5 days from the onset
  • NP swab collected with the first 2 residents results received – Positive on Influenza A Virus
  • Pharmacy/GP notified site awaiting delivery of Tamiflu
  • All outbreak precautions remain in place as previously reported

(3:20 p.m., 12/31/19):

Gardens is on facility wide ILI Outbreak. The following are in place:

  • Outbreak management precautions
  • Enhanced surveillance of residents including Private Supportive Living residents
  • Enhanced cleaning in common areas
  • NP swabs collected and sent to Pro Lab.