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COVID-19 Notification 11.13.20

We are seeing resident activity develop in one of our households in regards to COVID-19. We are testing at a much higher frequency in this area and doing our best to implement further mitigation efforts. Please know this can be a difficult task when providing services to individuals with a cognitive deficit who are unable to understand such safety measures like social distancing or wearing a mask. We will continue to monitor residents in this household as the next 14 days could show more positive resident cases.

Any COVID-19 positive resident is moved to a private room in our COVID isolation area for at least 10 days. The area is secluded from the remainder of the residents in the facility. We continue to have communication with Public Health and related healthcare partners during this time.

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home

Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 13 (4 active cases)

Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 31 (4 active cases)

Reason for Notification:

New COVID+ Resident or Staff

Weekly Update

Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. All of our team members are wearing proper PPE, we are testing nursing facility team members at least twice a week. We are not allowing team members to work with any new onset of symptoms, and we are paying employees to stay home if they test positive.

We continue screening all who enter the facility, cleaning and disinfecting frequently, utilizing telehealth, limiting visitors, educating team members etc.

If you have any general questions, please contact CEO Mindi Baker at 712.263.3114. You may continue to contact the resident’s nurse for specific resident conditions.

Facility: Silveridge Assisted Living

Not required by CMS but we offer the following transparency for Silveridge Assisted Living:

Cumulative # of Tenants COVID+ as of today: 0

Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 1 (1 active case)

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