Outbreak declared at Grandview Lodge after asymptomatic staff member tests positive

DUNNVILLE—A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Grandview Lodge. As a result of protocols requiring regular testing of Grandview Lodge staff to ensure resident safety, one asymptomatic staff member was confirmed to have tested positive on Thursday, January 7. The staff member is currently self-isolating.

At this time, Grandview Lodge is working with Public Health to ensure the safety of all residents and staff. Resident testing is underway. 

General Manager of Corporate & Social Services, Cathy Case, said “Grandview Lodge staff have worked tirelessly to protect our most vulnerable during this pandemic and will continue to do so through this most recent outbreak. The continued support of the community is greatly appreciated.”

Residents will be isolated to their rooms during the outbreak as per Public Health direction. In accordance with Ministry of Health requirements, essential caregivers are still permitted within the home but are required to follow proper protocols with respect to full personal protective equipment. 

Further updates will be provided as necessary.

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