Public Service Announcement: Member of La Niche des lionceaux Child Care Community Tests Positive for COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday July 14, 2021

WEST NIPISSING, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has confirmed that a member of La Niche des lionceaux child care centre community has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was at the child care centre during their infectious period on July 12, 2021. La Niche des lionceaux has voluntarily dismissed the entire child care centre community. The Health Unit is working with the child care centre to ensure all high-risk contacts are contacted and are self-isolating for a period of 14 days. An outbreak has not been declared at this time. 

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