The Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home in Clarke’s Beach is closed to all family and visitors until further notice due to an increase in Influenza illness, Eastern Health says.
Immediate family members requiring any further information are asked to call (709) 786-2993.
The public is also reminded not to visit any health-care facility if they feel ill or are experiencing flu-like or gastrointestinal symptoms. For infection prevention, the public is advised to wash their hands frequently, cover their coughs or sneezes with a tissue or the crook of their arms and refrain from touching their faces.
Finally, those still seeking the flu shot should contact their physician.