COVID-19 outbreaks over at OSMH

Both units are open to admissions

News release – Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Two COVID-19 outbreaks on separate patient care units at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) have each been declared over. 

The 33-bed Soldiers’ One medical unit was brought out of outbreak status on May 9, 2022.  It was originally declared on April 19, 2022, and resulted in 13 patients and 2 staff testing positive for COVID-19. 

Earlier, the 44-bed IMRS (Integrated Medicine and Rehab Services) unit also went into outbreak on April 13, 2022, resulting in 9 patients and 1 staff testing positive. The outbreak on IMRS was declared over on April 23, 2022. 

Both units are open to admissions, and the hospital maintains its policy of Essential Visitors only. 

Feature image – file photo – Barrie 360