Visitor limitations in place at Northlands Pioneer Lodge in Meadow Lake

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is restricting visits to Northlands Pioneers Lodge Long Term Care in Meadow Lake immediately, after a positive COVID-19 case in the facility. This means family members and/or support people will only be permitted for compassionate reasons. No other visitors are allowed into the long-term care home at this time and these enhanced restrictions will remain in place until further notice. The Saskatchewan Health Authority is asking families and the public for their support and cooperation in order to contain the spread of the virus. Outdoor visitation will continue where it is deemed safe to do so.

In order to keep everyone in SHA facilities and care homes safe during this time, family presence/visitation is being limited to compassionate reasons only.

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The decision to restrict family presence is not taken lightly. These measures are in place to keep you, your loved ones, and health care workers safe.  The Saskatchewan Health Authority is asking the public for their support and cooperation in order to contain the spread of the virus. 

Compassionate care reasons may include, but are not limited to, family or support persons during end-of-life care, major surgery, intensive care/critical care, maternal/pediatrics, long-term care residents whose quality of life or care needs are unmet or those inpatients and outpatients with specific challenges.

No other visitors are allowed into the specified facilities or homes at this time and these limitations will remain in place until it is safe to return to the previous level of family presence. 

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is alerting individuals of an increase in COVID-19 cases in some Northeast communities and is urging Saskatchewan residents to follow public health measures and personal safety precautions to prevent the spread of the virus, including physical distancing of two metres, frequent hand hygiene and self-isolating if you’re sick.

In addition, SHA has announced that as a result of an increased number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Northeast, visitation will be limited in Nipawin Hospital and Pineview Lodge Long-Term Care facility. This means family members or support people will only be permitted for compassionate reasons. No other visitors are allowed into the facilities at this time and these enhanced limitations will remain in place until further notice. The Saskatchewan Health Authority is asking the public for their support and cooperation in order to contain the spread of the virus.

 

 

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