ATTENTION ALL VISITORS
Check in with the temperature station prior to visit and if you have experienced any of the following you will need to postpone in-person visitation:
o Diagnosis of COVID-19 in the prior 10 days
o Fever of 100.0 °F or higher or report feeling feverish
o Close contact to someone with COVID-19 during the prior 10 days o Undergoing evaluation for COVID-19 (such as pending viral test) due to exposure or close contact to a person with COVID-19
PLEASE ALERT US if you develop fever or symptoms consistent with COVID-19 within 10 days of visiting the facility.
If you need to postpone due to the above can utilize alternative visitation methods (FACE TIME, Phone Calls, Window Visits, etc.)
Dear Residents, Families and Friends:
We want to inform you that at Christ the King Manor, we have identified one confirmed case of COVID-19 among staff and zero confirmed cases among residents as of January 25, 2023.
As you know, the safety of our residents and staff is our top priority. To our residents, if you are diagnosed with COVID-19, we will notify you directly and contact loved ones or a representative with whom you have given us permission to communicate. To reduce the spread and impact of COVID-19, we continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
We continue to stay in close communication with local and state health officials to ensure we are taking the appropriate steps under the current circumstances, including:
Enhanced infection control precautions, such as wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) when we care for residents, increasing the availability of hand sanitizer, and more frequent cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch surfaces. Residents may also be moved in the facility to prevent the spread of the virus causing COVID-19.
Screening residents and staff for COVID-19 symptoms, as well as anyone else who must enter our facility.
Restricting visitation if necessary, except for situations such as end of life.
Testing staff and residents for the virus causing COVID-18 based on current protocols and availability of tests.
Providing and requiring facemask for all staff to wear
Providing facemasks for residents, if tolerated and following CDC guidance:
Requiring all others entering the facility to wear facemasks to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Requiring all guest of the facility to properly screen (temperature) and alert us if they are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 or direct exposure.
Postponing group activities and helping residents to practice social distancing
We encourage you to review the CDC website for information about COVID-19, including its symptoms, how it spreads, and actions you can take to protect your health: https://www.cic.gov./coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
We will continue to provide you with regular updates via ONECALL SYSTEM about the situation and will promptly notify you if we identify any additional residents and staff with confirmed COVID-19. We encourage you to contact us with questions.
Paula Felton-Werner, LNHA, CDAL
Thank you to all of our staff members who continue to provide the best care for our residents. Your frontline work and dedication to our residents and each other during this time is inspiring. Again, thank you for your hard work. We truly know how important each and every employee is.
At Christ the King Manor, we are taking steps to protect our residents.
We know that you may be concerned about the spread of the coronavirus and how it may impact us here at Christ the King Manor. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our greatest concern.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have recommended a variety of steps that we are implementing to help reduce the potential for the virus to enter our building.
Our organization is following the recommendations of the CDC on using basic contact precautions to prevent the spread which includes wearing gowns and gloves when interacting with residents who are sick as we always do. We also are staying up-to-date with the CDC recommendations as they are updated. In addition, our organization is in close contact with the local and state health department and are following their guidance.
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