Fraser Health updates: Care facility outbreaks; Mission Institution; Superior Poultry Processors Ltd.

FRASER Health is sharing the following updates regarding COVID-19 outbreaks in the region:

Superior Poultry Processors Ltd.:

Fraser Health has rescinded the April 24 closure order, as the poultry plant has met the requirements of the order. The plant has reopened with measures in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Fraser Health says it will continue to work closely with Superior Poultry Processors Ltd. to maintain the health and safety of staff during this pandemic.

Mission Institution:

To support Correctional Service Canada with their COVID-19 outbreak at Mission Institution, Fraser Health provided 297 COVID-19 tests to inmates at the facility. Fraser Health also provided extensive consultation on infection prevention and control measures to support Correctional Service Canada with the current outbreak and reduce the risk of future outbreaks at this site and others. Mission Institution had 120 inmates test positive for COVID-19. There are currently two active cases. Mission Institution has had no new COVID-19 cases since May 1.

Worthington Pavilion Rehabilitation Unit

The COVID-19 outbreak at the Worthington Pavilion Rehabilitation Unit has been declared over. This is an acute care site located in Abbotsford and is owned by Fraser Health.

Assisted living and independent living facilities:

COVID-19 outbreaks are over at Swedish Assisted Living Residence and Chartwell Cedarbrooke Retirement Residence. With the implementation of comprehensive strategies to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in care facilities, there are no longer any COVID-19 cases at these sites.

The Swedish Assisted Living Residence, owned by the Swedish Canadian Rest Home Association, is located in Burnaby and includes both assisted living and independent living services.

Chartwell Cedarbrooke Retirement Residence, owned by Chartwell Retirement Residences, is an independent living community in Mission.

To support these service providers, Fraser Health took a number of actions to support each site during their outbreak.

Since the public health emergency was declared, Fraser Health has seen limited to no transmission of COVID-19 in facilities that have had outbreaks.

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