UPDATE: Influenza outbreak affects visiting at Listowel Memorial Hospital


As of April 1, 2019, the outbreak has been declared over.

From March 15, 2019:

Public health has declared an influenza A outbreak on the first floor at the Listowel Memorial Hospital.

Karl Ellis, President and Chief Executive Officer Listowel and Wingham Hospital Alliance, says three patients are impacted and will have visiting limited.

He says Influenza A makes victims feel absolutely miserable.

He expects  the outbreak status will remain in effect for at least five days and will need to be declared over by Public health.