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Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of COVID-19 in 4 long-term care residences

Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of COVID-19 in 4 long-term care residences

Quebec is deploying what it is describing as “swat teams” to four long-term care homes in the province where there are significant COVID-19 outbreaks. The emergency field teams are being sent to bring the outbreaks under control and eliminate the spread of the virus. The proportion of infected residents …

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Quebec’s private seniors’ residences a source of concern for second wave – Montreal

Quebec’s private seniors’ residences a source of concern for second wave - Montreal

COVID-19 cases are increasing slowly but surely in private seniors’ residences in Quebec — a source of concern for authorities and experts who want to avoid repeating the disaster in long-term care homes during the first wave of the pandemic. On Wednesday evening, the government counted 180 cases of …

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Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died – Montreal

Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died - Montreal

A report into a private long-term care home in suburban Montreal where dozens of residents died during the COVID-19 pandemic in March and April accuses the owners of organizational negligence. The Quebec government released the report into Residence Herron today, as well as a separate report that looked into …

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Newly-trained Quebec orderlies complain salary falling short of what was promised – Montreal

Newly-trained Quebec orderlies complain salary falling short of what was promised - Montreal

Two Quebec orderlies who have just recently started working in government-owned and operated long-term care facilities, known as CHSLDs, complain the provincial government misled them when it comes to their salaries. In June, the Legault government launched an intensive 12-week training program for orderlies in a bid to recruit …

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How one Montreal long-term care home managed to avoid COVID-19 – Montreal

How one Montreal long-term care home managed to avoid COVID-19 - Montreal

The Pavillon Camille-Lefebvre long-term care home in southwest Montreal houses some of the patients most vulnerable to succumbing to a pandemic, including 18 who live on ventilators full time. But as COVID-19 swept through Montreal’s nursing homes like a seemingly unstoppable force, the Pavillon Camille-Lefebvre achieved a rare feat: not …

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Young Syrian refugee gives back to Quebec by working at long term care home – Montreal

Young Syrian refugee gives back to Quebec by working at long term care home - Montreal

George Chabo was just a teenager when the Syrian refugee arrived in Montreal in the winter of 2016, met first by Canadian Red Cross volunteers who supplied him and his family with boots and winter jackets to brave the Quebec cold. Chabo never forgot that initial encounter and now he’s …

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Health authority in Montreal agreed to coronavirus ‘crisis management’ contract without cost estimate – Montreal

Health authority in Montreal agreed to coronavirus ‘crisis management’ contract without cost estimate - Montreal

A Montreal regional health authority agreed to pay consultants for advice on how to talk about the impacts of the novel coronavirus after being told there was no way to know how much the contract would cost. Consulting firm TACT Intelligence Conseil explained this in an email sent by its …

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Quebec will not get the 1,000 military workers requested to help in care homes – Montreal

Quebec will not get the 1,000 military workers requested to help in care homes - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 25, 2020 9:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier François Legault, will not get the 1,000 extra workers requested for Friday, the scheduled date for the end …

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Coronavirus: Deconfinement measures in effect in many Quebec long-term care homes since Thursday – Montreal

Coronavirus: Deconfinement measures in effect in many Quebec long-term care homes since Thursday - Montreal

Quebec’s Health Ministry has announced that deconfinement measures have been allowed since Thursday in residential and long-term care centres (CHSLDs) in the province. In residences where there is no active COVID-19 outbreak, it is now possible to leave without supervision from the CHSLD, to stay outside the residence for more …

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Weather statement issued for Montreal prompts concerns for vulnerable populations – Montreal

Weather statement issued for Montreal prompts concerns for vulnerable populations - Montreal

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Montreal area. Starting Tuesday, the city could see temperatures between 30 and 33 C. “Corresponding humidex values will range from 35 to 38,” the agency warns. The evenings won’t bring much relief with forecast temperatures between 18 and 22 C. …

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