The Glengarry News

Red Cross

6 deaths at Lancaster LTC

publisher Jan 15, 2021 - 9:19am

The Red Cross will arrive Monday at the Lancaster Long-Term Care facility, where six residents have died due to COVID-19, 34 other residents along with ten staff members have contracted the disease. The affected staff members are self-isolating at home, executive director Nicole Gurnsey said in a memo issued Thursday. Residents remain isolated to their rooms, are receiving in-room meal service, and are on contact droplet precautions, she added. “We had the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Labour here on Monday,  and they were very pleased with the infection prevention and control measures that we have in place, and the home did not receive any further direction from them,” the executive director said.