November 1, 2021: Outbreak Confirmed

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November 1, 2021 – Public Health has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Inasmuch House, after declaring a suspected outbreak late last week. An additional three residents have tested positive, bringing our outbreak total to five residents. Arrangements have been made for the families to move into isolation. The Inasmuch team is working with Public Health to implement all control measures, and ongoing swabbing of residents and staff is taking place.

Public Health and the Shelter Health Network have visited the shelter throughout the pandemic and have indicated that we are following all of their recommendations and guidelines regarding safe practices and protocols. Thank you to the Shelter Health Network for their swift and compassionate care in keeping our clients and staff as safe as possible.

Read our COVID-19 page for all updates.

Donate to our COVID-19 Fund to support our staff and community members who access our programs.

UPDATE – NOVEMBER 15, 2021 – We are pleased to share that Public Health has declared that the COVID-19 outbreak at Inasmuch House is over.

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