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Health unit has tips on visits to long-term care home

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The Sudbury District Health Unit is putting out a general advisory so northerners can help reduce infections in long-term care homes.   The health unit says the flu and norovirus are common ailments this time of year and can easily spread to nursing homes.  As a visitor you can help protect loved ones in these homes by washing your hands, getting a flu shot and staying away if you’re not well yourself.  The health unit says sometimes an outbreak shows up at a nursing home and that’s when you need to limit your visits and also not interact with other clients in the facility.

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