Eastern Health advises that visitation to St. Patrick’s Mercy Home in St. John’s is restricted to immediate family members only due to an increase in gastro-intestinal illness.
Immediate family members should contact the site directly at (709) 726-2687 for further direction on visitation.
The public is asked 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.
The visitor restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. For a list of facilities currently restricted to visitors, please visit www.easternhealth.ca.