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Second death in COVID outbreak at Castlegar’s Talarico Place

The outbreak has now been declared over by Interior Health
The COVID-19 outbreak at Talarico Place has been declared over. File photo

The COVID-19 outbreak at Talarico Place in Castlegar has been declared over by Interior Health.

There were two deaths connected to the outbreak and 36 resident cases.

The outbreak was initially declared at the long-term care facility on Aug. 1, 2022.

Additional infection control measures were implemented during the outbreak including pausing new admissions, pausing social visits and testing residents and staff. Essential visitors, palliative and end-of-life visits were still permitted.


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Betsy Kline

About the Author: Betsy Kline

After spending several years as a freelance writer for the Castlegar News, Betsy joined the editorial staff as a reporter in March of 2015. In 2020, she moved into the editor's position.
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