Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH), in collaboration with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, has declared a gastrointestinal outbreak at the RVH-IOOF home in Barrie. The RVH-IOOF is a 27 bed satellite unit located at 10 Brooks Street.

All patients and staff are being monitored closely for symptoms. Patients are isolated and full PPE precautions are in place. At this time, no visitors are permitted, however, some exceptions in particular circumstances may apply.

RVH has dispatched additional environmental services personnel to provide additional support for cleaning protocols. 

Current situation:

6 patients
1 staff