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Outbreak over

publisher Mar 7, 2023 - 10:58am

Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital in Alexandria has announced that the COVID-19 outbreak, which was reported February 23, has been officially declared over. The hospital had implemented strict infection control measures and worked closely with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit to contain the outbreak and prevent further spread. Visiting will resume, however, visitors are asked to self screen before visiting their loved ones. Wearing a mask is still required at all times when entering the hospital. “The hospital would like to express its deepest appreciation to the dedicated staff and physicians who work tirelessly to ensure patient safety and quality care,” HGMH said in a press release. 12 outbreaks Meanwhile, there were 12 outbreaks in institutions as of March 3 in Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, Cornwall, Prescott-Russell and Akwesasne, according to the Eastern Ontario Health Unit. Of this number, four were in SDG, with ten residents and three staff members at long-term facilities testing positive for the disease.


COVID outbreak at HGMH

publisher Feb 24, 2023 - 8:40am

Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) in Alexandria has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in its inpatient unit.

"As part of our outbreak management plan, additional measures have been reinstated including restricting visitors until further notice in order to protect our vulnerable patients and our staff. Wearing a mask is still required at all times when entering the hospital. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during these challenging times," says HGMH.

Help sought in finding thieves

publisher Feb 2, 2023 - 1:41pm

The public is being asked to help track down the thieves who stole a safe from a Monkland convenience store January 28. The break-in occurred shortly before 3:00 a.m., when two people broke into the C-Store on Highway 138 and removed a safe containing a large sum of money, reports the Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police. Assistance is being sought from the public in identifying the thieves and  the vehicle used. The vehicle is described as a silver Ford F-250, with a black pin strip spanning across the length of the vehicle. If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to contact the Long Sault OPP at 613-534-2223 or OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Seaway Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.