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Vaccinations To Begin Tomorrow At Caressant Care On McLaughlin Road In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-The first doses of the Moderna vaccine will be administered on Tuesday, February 9th to all residents of Caressant Care, McLaughlin Road who have signed consent forms and have never tested positive for the virus according to officials.

Two additional residents died of the virus over the weekend bringing the death toll to 11. No new cases are reported today.

“Today we are reporting a total of 30 active residents, and 10 active staff cases.” Stuart Oakley, Communications Caressant Care told Kawartha 411 News. “We are pleased to see some stabilization happening and we are very glad to report that the first doses of the Moderna vaccine will be administered on Tuesday, February 9.”

Officials say they hope to begin family calls and virtual visits as soon as possible.

An outbreak was declared at the facility on January 9th after one positive case. To date, there have been 62 cumulative cases.

Read more here:https://www.kawartha411.ca/2021/02/06/four-new-cases-of-coronavirus-at-caressant-care-as-officials-investigate-ventilation-system-as-possible-source-of-spread/

 

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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