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Mahone Bay Employee Tests Positive for Covid-19

12:30pm – September 30, 2021

We have been notified by Public Health that an employee at our Mahone Bay Nursing Home has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is home in isolation. We are working diligently with Public Health officials, Nova Scotia Health Authority and the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness to notify residents, family, and staff. All residents and employees at the Home are undergoing testing. We will not be permitting visitation at Mahone Bay Nursing Home at this time.

The COVID-19 Response Team at the Home is working closely with Public Health to ensure all necessary measures are taken to protect the health and safety of residents and employees.  The facts and actions taken thus far include the following:

The employee self-identified as non-vaccinated.  As of September 14, 2021, the vaccination rate for employees of the Home is 72% and for residents is 91%.  

To families and loved ones of our residents, please notify any designated caregiver, family member or friends who have visited the Home since Monday.  We recommend all those who have visited the Home since Monday get tested.

Please know that everyone associated with our company is focused on caring for your loved one and committed to keeping our residents and staff healthy and safe.  

Please visit our website for more information and ongoing updates.

Sincerely,

Ramsay Duff, Chief Executive Officer

Ramsay Duff
Chief Executive Officer