Sault Region hospital health worker tests positive for COVID-19

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PRESS RELEASE
SAULT REGION HOSPITAL
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On April 17, we received confirmation that a health worker from the Sault Region Hospital (SAH) had a positive COVID-19 test result.

SAH works actively in close collaboration with the staff member, our team and Algoma Public Health. We have confirmed that all appropriate measures and best practices for infection prevention and control have been taken to prevent spread among staff and patients.

The healthcare worker was tested for symptoms and has since been isolated at home. SAH and Algoma Public Health are working to ensure that those affected are informed.

We know that there is currently a community spread of COVID-19, and we urge our community to continue to practice physical distance, to wash their hands frequently and to stay at home.

The SAH team continues to work hard to ensure the safety of our community and our health workers through continuous infection prevention and control measures, including the effective use of personal protective equipment. .

To learn more about SAH, visit: www.sah.on.ca

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