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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Williams Lake long-term care home

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December 31, 2020 - 1:01 PM

Another COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in an Interior Health long-term care home.

A resident of Williams Lake Seniors Village tested positive, according to a news release issued by Interior Health today, Dec. 31. When even a single case of COVID-19 is detected in a long-term care home, it’s declared an outbreak.

All those who had close contact with the resident are in isolation and monitoring for symptoms, Interior Health said. The resident’s family has been notified.

The home is privately owned and operated by Retirement Concepts and has 113 publicly funded long-term care beds, IH said.

Assisted and independent living residences at the facility are not affected by the outbreak.

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