SAH Health Care Worker Tests Negative for COVID-19


On March 19, 2020, Algoma Public Health notified Sault Area Hospital that the health care worker (HCW) at Sault Area Hospital is no longer under investigation for possible exposure to COVID -19. The test results are negative.  All individuals who were in contact with this HCW have been informed.

To reduce the spread of germs, including the flu and the COVID-19 SAH recommends that you:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth unless you have just cleaned your hands
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hand
  • Stay home if you are sick

Practice social distancing by avoiding close contact with people outside your immediate families.  This means staying 2 metres apart from others while at work and while running errands or attending appointments in the community.


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