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Positive test for COVID-19 at Yee Hong Markham Centre
COVID-19 has been detected in one employee of the Yee Hong Markham Centre. As a precaution to prevent an outbreak, and alongside York Region Public Health, we implemented isolation protocols on the 2nd floor of our Markham Centre. The affected staff person is isolated at home and has not been in contact with our residents since March 24, 2020. Two close workplace contacts of the positive test staff person are on 14-day isolation at home.
Yee Hong service changes due to global COVID-19 pandemic
In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, several changes to Yee Hong programs for seniors living in the community were announced today:
- Active Seniors Programs are suspended as of Saturday, March 14.
- Yee Hong Volunteer Recognition Day scheduled April 4 is postponed
- National Volunteer Week events in April will be rescheduled
Scarborough Residential Hospice
In order to meet the increasing demand for palliative and end-of-life services in Scarborough and across the GTA, Yee Hong is embarking on a fundraising campaign to build a Residential Hospice at the Yee Hong Centre- Scarborough Finch – a home setting where families can spend meaningful time with their loved one while he or she is assisted by Yee Hong’s professional caregivers.
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