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COVID-19 Notification 9.8.20

Monday, September 8, 2020

We have an Eventide Nursing Facility employee who as tested positive for COVID-19. With new CMS guidelines effective September 2nd, all staff and residents in the nursing facility will be tested. Everyone that tested negative is to be retested every 3 to 7 days until testing identifies no new cases of COVID-19 infection occurs, for a period of at least 14 days since the most positive result. Please note all staff are tested twice a week and that will remain as long as Crawford County’s positivity rate is above 10%. The positivity rate used by nursing facilities can be found at COVID-19 Testing on the CMS.gov website; it is not the same resource used for the school systems.

Facility: Eventide Nursing Home

Cumulative # of Residents COVID+ as of today: 0

Cumulative # of Staff COVID+ as of today: 7 (5 cases recovered)

Reason for Notification:

New COVID+ Resident or Staff

Please know that we are taking all actions we can to prevent the risk of further transmission of COVID-19. We are screening staff before and after their shift, creating isolation areas, wearing PPE, all staff wearing masks when in the facility, on-going education, cleaning and disinfecting frequently, limiting visitation, utilizing telehealth, 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.

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: 0

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