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AHS takes over operations of local continuing care facility

April 17, 2020

McLENNAN – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has taken over day-to-day operations of the Manoir du Lac continuing care facility in McLennan.

To date, 26 residents at the local continuing care facility have tested positive for COVID-19, and there have been five COVID-related resident deaths. There are also 11 staff who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Manoir du Lac has 62 residents and employs 70 staff.

AHS will act immediately to improve outbreak control, as well as infection prevention and control measures, to address the site’s COVID-19 outbreak. Effective immediately, residents at Manoir du Lac will undergo daily screenings, including a temperature check and symptom monitoring. Resident displaying new respiratory symptoms will be isolated in their room and staff caring for them will be wearing all recommended personal protective equipment. These measures are standard practice at all AHS continuing care facilities in Alberta.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

For media inquiries, contact:

Shelly Willsey
AHS Communications
403-394-0905
shelly.willsey@ahs.ca