Exposure to measles has been confirmed at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Burnside. This was following investigation of a single confirmed measles case, in which the person had been present at the facility.
Visitor restrictions are now lifted on 2 East & West, an active care unit at Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital in Inverness. The restrictions were put in place last week to help limit the spread of a gastrointestinal illness among patients on the unit.
Carolyn Desjardins works every day with people who are waiting for a kidney transplant. As an LPN in the dialysis unit at All Saints Springhill Hospital, she has come to appreciate the importance of organ and tissue donation and understands how agonizing the wait can be.