Outbreaks declared at Élisabeth Bruyère and Saint-Louis Residences
now been declared at both our Élisabeth Bruyère and
Saint-Louis Residences (Bruyère’s long-term care homes). All
family members and loved ones of our residents have been notified and our
thoughts are with our team members who are recovering at home in
We know that the term outbreak is very
scary and want to confirm that in both cases the outbreaks were triggered by a
single staff member testing positive. Currently we do not have any confirmed
cases of COVID-19 among our residents at either home.
We are working closely with Ottawa
Public Health and continue to take all appropriate steps to ensure the safety
of our residents and team members in our response to COVID-19.
These outbreaks will be noted on Ottawa Public Health’s website.