COVID Outbreak Declared Over at Four Counties Health Services – Acute Care Nursing Unit

(Newbury, ON) The Middlesex Hospital Alliance (MHA) is very pleased to announce that the COVID-19 outbreak on the Acute Care Nursing unit at Four Counties Health Services has been declared over by the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU), effective March 29, 2022.

The teamwork and collaboration required across both MHA sites and between departments was evident during the outbreak. MHA extends sincere thanks to all staff and physicians for their continued dedication to ensure all patients receive safe, high quality care. We are appreciative of the MHA management and Infection Prevention and Control teams for their expertise and close collaboration with the Middlesex-London Health Unit, which helped bring this outbreak to a close.

While the outbreak resolution is welcome, at all our MHA hospitals we will we continue to be diligent and maintain infection prevention and control strategies to keep our patients, staff and physicians safe. This includes active screening, hand hygiene, distancing and use of personal protective equipment, including masks for patients and visitors.

To the community, MHA expresses gratitude for ongoing support throughout the pandemic. Despite public health mandates across the province loosening, the MHA encourages people to continue to be mindful that the pandemic is still not over, and it is important to protect yourselves and those around you from COVID-19.

For local inquiries, please contact:
Middlesex Hospital Alliance
Julie McBrien
Vice President Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Officer  
(519) 245-5295 ext: 5506

About MHA:
The Middlesex Hospital Alliance (MHA) is comprised of two fully accredited partner sites: Four Counties Health Services and Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. A progressive, team-oriented and technologically adept organization of excellence, the MHA is creating a more integrated and seamless approach to treatment by embracing and seeking out partnerships, through collaboration and investing in people. This coordinated approach helps to ensure that a high level of service is provided, while reducing costs and continually enhancing quality.

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