BREAKING NEWS – Niagara Region Public Health declares COVID-19 Outbreak at Retirement Home in Welland

‘Seasons Retirement Community in Welland is committed to the health and safety of  their staff and residents. They are working diligently with Niagara Region  Public Health and Emergency Services to control the outbreak.’

News from Niagara’s Regional Government in Niagara, Ontario

Posted March 27th, 2020 on Niagara At Large

Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is declaring an outbreak of  COVID-19 at Seasons Retirement Community in Welland after a second case of  COVID-19 was confirmed at the facility.

The first case at this facility, a resident in their 80’s, developed respiratory symptoms on Wednesday, March 18 and is currently in the hospital in stable condition.

The second resident became  symptomatic on March 23, and was subsequently taken to the hospital and tested  for COVID-19.

Seasons Retirement Community in Welland is committed to the health and safety of  their staff and residents. They are working diligently with Niagara Region  Public Health and Emergency Services to control the outbreak.

Seasons Retirement Community on First Avenue in Welland, Ontario

As this is an evolving situation, we continue to remind everyone the importance of using credible sources to stay informed. We update our website frequently as new information is confirmed.

We encourage all Niagara residents to visit our Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage  <https://www.niagararegion.ca/health/covid-19/default.aspx>.

For information regarding travel, please visit the Government of Canada website  <https://travel.gc.ca/>.

Visit Ontario’s website​ <https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus> to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.

Niagara At Large will have more updates as new information comes in. Stay Tuned.

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