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Outbreak forces visitor restrictions at Sask. long-term care facility

An outbreak has forced visitor restrictions for a long-term care facility in Canwood, Saskatchewan. File / Global News

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – An outbreak has forced visitor restrictions at a long-term care facility in Canwood, Saskatchewan.

The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region has implemented restrictions at Whispering Pine Place following an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness.

Ten residents and three staff are showing symptoms and have been isolated.

Visitors are asked to reschedule but in cases where there is urgency, people can contact the facility to see if a visit can be accommodated.

Samples have been sent off to determine the organism causing illness.

The outbreak at the 30-bed facility was declared on Saturday.

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