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October 28, 2020 Dear Residents and Families,
The purpose of this letter is to communicate updates regarding our covid-19 reporting and the actions we continue to take to combat and protect our community.  Today we were notified by our contracted lab that one of our dietary staff tested positive for Covid-19.This employee has not been in the facility since 10/15 due to illness. This employee was seen by his PCP, on 10/23, and was released to return to work. The employee was tested for Covid by the facility on Monday, 10/26, as a condition to be cleared prior to a return to work. This employee will remain off duty for an additional 14 days.Unfortunately, due to this new positive Covid, we must stay closed to visitation until we have 14 consecutive days without a new on-set of Covid.Last week’s test results showed all residents and staff negative for Covid.We currently have no residents with any signs/symptoms of Covid within the facility.Once we achieve no new onset of Covid for 14 con…
October 21, 2020 
Dear Residents and Families,
The purpose of this letter is to communicate updates regarding our covid-19 reporting and the actions we continue to take to combat and protect our community.Late today we were notified by our contracted lab that one of our staff tested positive for Covid-19.This employee worked on our B2 Unit. Consequently, all residents on this unit have been placed on Transmission-Based Precautions.All residents will be tested for covid over the next 24 hours and we will re-test weekly until we have 14 consecutive days with no new onset of covid. Families will be notified of the test results when we obtain them.We currently have no residents with any signs/symptoms of Covid within the facility.As a result of this positive covid result, we must close the facility to visitation.Once we achieve no new onset of covid for 14 consecutive days, we will open again to visitation.As of 10/21, since the start of this pandemic, We have had a total of 30 residents te…
October 21, 2020Dear Residents, Responsible Parties, and Family Members,
The purpose of this letter is to communicate updates regarding our efforts to accommodate visitation, within the facility, as weather is becoming less conducive to outside visits.Effective Monday, November 9, we will begin our new structured in-house facility visits.Attached to this letter are two documents. The first document is the Implementation Plan for Reopening In Accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Interim Guidance for Skilled Nursing Facilities During Covid-19. This document is required by the Department of Health and describes how we intend to accommodate in-house visitation. We are also required to share this document with our families.The second document is the Visitor Acknowledgement and Consent Form. Please review this form and share this form with your family members. You will be asked to sign this acknowledgement when you enter the facility to visit. Please understand, you are r…