Medicine B outbreak declared over

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in consultation with the Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared an end to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Medicine B Unit (Wing C, level 4) today, Wednesday, November 15. The outbreak was first declared seven days ago on Thursday, November 9. Measures such as enhanced cleaning and visitor restrictions were quickly put into place to help contain the spread of the virus.

In total, three (3) patients were infected during the outbreak.

With the fast rising numbers of COVID cases in our community and the early onset of flu season, CMH urges visitors to stay home when they are feeling unwell. When coming to hospital surgical masks can be found in mask dispensers at all public entrances to the hospital. there are also many hand sanitizer dispensers in hospital corridors available for cleaning hands. CMH strongly encourages everyone to keep their flu and COVID vaccinations up to date as being immunized is best way to keep yourself and your family safe from severe illness