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Influenza A outbreak at Fairhaven long-term home care, Peterborough

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared resolved at Fairhaven long-term care in Peterborough. File

A home-wide Influenza A outbreak has been declared at Fairhaven Long-Term Care Home in Peterborough — the second flu outbreak at Fairhaven this year.

Jennifer Baro, executive assistant of Fairhaven, declared the outbreak on Wednesday morning.

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Fairhaven officials advise all guests to defer visits until residents are feeling better.

If you must enter the building, note the following:

  • guest dining is not available during the outbreak
  • there will be no visiting in public spaces during the outbreak — this includes the dining room
  • please visit one resident, only and in the resident’s room
  • perform hand hygiene upon entering and leaving the home
  • if you are ill, please do not visit until your illness is resolved

 Fairhaven’s outbreak information line can be reached at 705-743-0881 (ext. 200).

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