Coronavirus in Scotland: Falkirk care home staff and residents test positive for Covid-19

Health and social care staff are providing support to a care home which has confirmed a number of staff and residents have tested positive for coronavirus.

NHS Forth Valley confirmed its Test and Protect team are currently carrying out contact tracing at Caledonian Court care home in Victoria Road, Larbert after members of staff and residents tested positive for COVID-19.

Those affected are now isolating and the home is currently closed to new admissions, with all visits paused on a temporary basis.

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NHS Forth Valley Consultant in Public Health, Dr Henry Prempeh, said: “NHS Forth Valley continues to work closely with the care home management team to provide advice and support. The safety and well being of residents remains our priority.”

Residents at Caledonian Court care home will not be able to have visitors for the time being after staff and residents tested positive for COVID-19
Residents at Caledonian Court care home will not be able to have visitors for the time being after staff and residents tested positive for COVID-19

Further information on COVID-19 is available on the NHS Inform website: www.nhsinform.scot and tests for those showing symptoms can be booked via NHS Inform or by calling 0800 028 2816.

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