LANGLEY (NEWS 1130) — A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at a glass manufacturing firm in Langley.
In response to Fraser Well being, 44 staff at Vitrum Glass have examined optimistic for the virus, however the well being authority says case and get in touch with administration are on-going. Those that are contaminated or have had shut contact with individuals who examined optimistic have been instructed to self-isolate.
Fraser Well being additionally confirms some immunizations have been completed on-site to “cease the transmission from occurring on the facility.”
“Fraser Well being is taking an aggressive COVID-19 administration and response strategy to high-risk work settings, together with areas the place we’re seeing clusters and outbreaks specializing in the meals processing business, in addition to farm operations and nurseries the place we’ve got staff in crowded lodging, together with our momentary farm staff,” reads a press release from the well being authority.
“We’re utilizing various totally different means to handle COVID-19 outbreaks, reminiscent of immunization for cluster and outbreak management. We’re assured that this may assist us defend our communities in addition to these workplaces.”
Meantime, an outbreak at Chartwell Carrington Home Retirement Residence in Mission, an assisted dwelling facility, has been declared over. As has an outbreak at Royal Columbian Hospital.
Fraser Well being provides, it’s encouraging individuals who dwell within the area to “get examined as quickly as you may have COVID-19-like signs, even gentle ones.”
Individuals dwelling within the Fraser Well being area can discover details about check assortment centres by visiting Fraser Well being’s website.