March 8, 2021

 Today we continued our universal testing of residents and staff following our last positive employee result on 2/21.  There have been no new positive test results.  We still have 15 employees to test tomorrow.  If all are negative, we will open to indoor visits again as planned and as described in the post of 3/5.   I will post  an update tomorrow once all the tests have been completed.  

As you may know, the CDC issued new guidance today on individuals who have been fully vaccinated.  Unfortunately, there are no changes to what we are required to do in health care facilities.  The guidelines that came out do not apply to long term care so we must wait for guidance from CDC, CMS and/or PA DOH to make any changes to our processes.  I want to make sure that you are aware of this so it does not create confusion.   

As always, please feel free to contact us if you have questions. 

Sharon Eyster, MA, ACBSW, CNHA, FACHCA

Director of Operations, Wilmac Corporation


Popular posts from this blog

Update April 15, 2020

Update June 23, 2020

Lancashire Hall Re-opening Implementation Plan and Daily Update for July 23, 2020