Dear Residents and Family Members,
Ongoing resident and staff testing has revealed one new positive resident. That brings the total COVID positive residents in-house to 4 and staff to 3. All residents and staff are doing well. Please remember that Facetime calls can be set up with the recreation department Ext 423 to limit the amount of traffic and possible exposure to our residents. With the holidays upon us, please remember that if you are not feeling well or have been exposed in any way, please refrain from visiting. I understand it is a holiday week, and many families would like to take their loved one home for a visit. I am implementing a temporary policy that if a resident goes out on pass, upon their return, they must quarantine for five days which may be in a different room than their normal assigned room. This variant of COVID is spreading rapidly, and we must take every precaution possible to keep the residents and staff healthy. Please take this into consideration when making holiday plans. Any resident that has active COVID will be allowed one visitor at a time. N95 masks are mandatory throughout the building, and we have a supply for visitors. Negative COVID tests must be presented daily for visitation. Test kits are available 7 days a week from reception. Please use the test kits for facility visitation only, as we have a limited supply. I wish you all a wonderful holiday. Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas to all.
Kelly Moteiro, MS RN Acting Administrator