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Cedarcroft Place to move some residents to help manage COVID outbreak

Cedarcroft Place in Stratford. ( Photo)

STRATFORD – Some residents of Cedarcroft Place in Stratford will be moved to local hospitals over the next few days to help manage the outbreak at the retirement home.

This follows several days of several area partners working together to secure staffing at the home.

Andrew Williams, president and CEO of Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA), says it’s been a challenge to get enough staff into the home to provide the level of care needed.

“While the staff from Cedarcroft, HPHA, and the LHIN have been been phenomenal over the past few days, we need to reduce the number of residents in the facility and ensure enough staffing for those who remain. We’ve also been well supported by HPPH (Huron Perth Public Health) and EMS,” he said

HPHA is working closely with partners on the moving plan, including which residents will be moved. At this time, affected residents and families are being contacted by Cedarcroft Place.

More details will be shared as they become available.