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Employee At Wellington Terrace Tests Positive For Covid-19

Wellington County

An employee at Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home in Aboyne, tested
positive for COVID-19. The employee is experiencing mild to moderate symptoms and is recovering in
isolation at home. Wellington Terrace staff immediately responded to the situation with direction from
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health to limit further transmission of the virus. All families of
Wellington Terrace residents have been notified of the situation.

Upon receiving the COVID-19 positive test result, Wellington Terrace worked closely with WellingtonDufferin-Guelph Public Health to begin contact tracing those that may have come in contact with the
infected employee.

“As a result of the investigation, it was determined that exposure risk is low,” said Warden Kelly Linton.
“Full personal protective equipment is worn at all times and the employee was last at Wellington
Terrace on Sunday, November 22. No additional staff members are required to self-isolate. We are all
sending our employee well wishes for an expedient recovery.”

“Protecting our long-term care residents, who are most vulnerable, remains our top priority,” said
Suzanne Dronick, Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home Administrator. “Wellington Terrace follows
extensive infection control processes that follow Ministry of Health directives and are guided by
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. To date, we have not had any positive cases of COVID-19 in
our resident population.”

Wellington Terrace employees are tested every 7 days as per Ministry of Health directives. Any resident
that shows even the slightest evidence of a health change is immediately tested for COVID-19.
The County will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.
For additional information on COVID-19, please visit www.wdgpublichealth.ca.