Outbreak of C. difficile declared over

March 24th, 2016

March 24, 2016 (Kitchener) – In consultation with Waterloo Region Public Health, St. Mary’s has today declared the outbreak of C. difficile over on the seventh floor of the hospital.

Since the outbreak was declared on March 4, staff and physicians have worked extremely hard to bring it under control and keep our patients safe. Their efforts are much appreciated.

Patients and visitors are encouraged to remember that continued meticulous hand hygiene practices helps reduce the spread of germs in the hospital.

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Contact:

Anne Kelly
Interim Manager of Communications
519-749-6578, ext. 1501
226-339-1903
akelly@smgh.ca