COVID outbreak declared on 7 East

July 18, 2022– In consultation with Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health, Guelph General Hospital declared a COVID-19 outbreak on its 7 East unit after three patients acquired COVID while in hospital.

Several steps have been taken to keep the virus from spreading. These steps include; putting all patients in the unit in appropriate additional precautions, COVID testing of all patients in the unit, closing the unit to visitors except for compassionate grounds and increasing the cleaning being done including frequent cleaning of high touch and high traffic areas.