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2 June 2022

We have had further COVID-19 positive cases at Gary Smorgon House and Residential Home Windsor over the past 24 hours.

We remain in daily contact with the Public Health Unit (PHU) and continue to manage the outbreak in line with their recommendations to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all elders and staff.

We will continue to undertake daily rapid antigen testing of elders in the outbreak over the coming days as required. Elders and family members are being regularly updated.

Pleasingly, we do have elders recovering who are now deemed to be out of isolation.

For those wishing to visit elders at Gary Smorgon House or Residential Home Windsor, please note that there are strict protocols and we ask you to contact the home prior to visiting to ensure compliance. Of course, no visits must occur if the visitor is feeling unwell in any way.

Our dedicated staff in all our homes continue to work tirelessly to provide excellent care to our elders. The priority is for the care and well-being of our elders. As such, we ask for your understanding if you are trying to connect with the homes who may take longer than usual to return your call.

We ask all our community to remain hyper vigilant with sanitising, mask wearing where appropriate and remaining at home if you feel unwell. We cannot stress enough how important it is to get your COVID-19 and Influenza vaccines as soon as you are able.

For more information: www.jewishcare.org.au

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