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Outbreak of VRE in ICU at BGH declared over

Please be advised that the VRE outbreak on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at QHC BGH has been declared over. Several patients had tested positive for VRE colonization and an outbreak was declared on April 9. With the hard work of everyone, the situation was contained and resolved and we would like to thank all those involved for their efforts.  

Although the outbreak is officially over, please remember that it is everyone’s responsibility to continue to perform proper hand hygiene and adhere to the appropriate infection control measures.