C.diff outbreak declared over at CKHA

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) officials have announced that the Clostridium difficile (C.diff) outbreak declared on the Medicine A Unit and Medicine B Unit at the Chatham Site in February, 2023 has been declared over by CK Public Health.

“CKHA would like to thank CK Public Health for their guidance and support during this outbreak, and the hospital’s staff and physicians for their continued commitment to providing safe, high quality care under these difficult circumstances,” hospital officials said in a media release.

Please see CKHA’s website for further details on visiting restrictions.

“Questions or concerns about visitor restrictions can be directed to the primary nurse and/or Patient Relations,” hospital officials say.

“CKHA is reminding the community that the hospital remains a safe place to receive care. If you are experiencing an emergent acute care need, please do not hesitate to dial 911 or visit your nearest Emergency Department.”

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