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Fraser Health – COVID Outbreak at CGH is Over, A Maple Ridge School Now Has Cases

Fraser Valley – Fraser Health is providing the following information about COVID-19 in our region:

Acute:

Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak over at Chilliwack General Hospital.

With the implementation of comprehensive strategies, there is no longer an outbreak at this site.

Long-term care:

Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak over at Northcrest Care Centre in Delta.

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 this location.

Schools:

Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge Christian School, an independent school in Maple Ridge, after 32 COVID-19-positive cases were identified among staff and students.

Maple Ridge Christian School will remain open to in-person instruction for grade six and above while Fraser Health undertakes case and contact management. Fraser Health is collaborating with the school as part of the outbreak response.

In a school environment, if a student or teacher receives a confirmed positive COVID-19 test result, Fraser Health Public Health follows a rigorous protocol:

·         Contact tracing is initiated to determine how the individual was infected and who they were in close contact with in order to advise for self-monitoring or isolation.

·         Public Health staff works closely with the school throughout the case and contact management process to maintain close communication with the school community.

For more information about COVID-19 school exposures in the Fraser Health region, please visit fraserhealth.ca/schoolexposures.

Everyone ages 12 and over is eligible to register for and receive their COVID-19 immunization. Register at gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated and be part of COVID-19 immunity in your community.

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