COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL PRECAUTIONS
Residents must stay in their apartment with the door closed.
Residents will be monitored daily for fever and other COVID-19 symptoms.
Residents returning from the hospital will quarantine for 14 days and staff will wear additional protective equipment.
Staff will deliver mail to Residents three hours after the mail is delivered.
Staff that may have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, will also be tested/retested.
Staff will wear additional protective equipment for Residents that require close personal contact such as putting on ted hose or giving dressing assistance.
We continue to restrict visitors, including into our courtyard.
We are practicing surface quarantining of items brought in to our building. We are asking that family greatly restrict what they bring in the building for their loved one. Everything must quarantine for at least three hours. Food items need to be limited to products that can withstand three hours at room temperature. We sanitize the item(s) whenever possible.
Staff are screened for fever and respiratory illness each shift and before they begin their shift.
Staff deliver meals and snacks to Residents in their apartments.
Staff members in Resident care areas are being limited to the care providers.
We are using technology for telehealth medical appointments for Residents and staff.
We mask and maintain a social distance of at least six (6) feet from another.
We sanitize commonly used areas after each contact.
Wash hands/sanitize before entering/leaving apartments.
We continue to follow the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recommendations to help protect Residents and staff from this virus.
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