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Stay current on all the COVID-19 updates from Good Samaritan Home of Quincy. We post changes and news as this ever changing virus is impacting our community.

Weekly Covid-19 Update

April 16, 2021

Good Samaritan Home has not had any new COVID-19 positive cases in employees or residents since our last notification letter. At this time, your loved one’s neighborhood has not been quarantined. Other neighborhoods will be entering into different quarantine statuses based on their exposure levels.

Good Samaritan Home is excited to announce that we are expanding our visitation policy to follow current CMS and IDPH guidelines. The new visitations will take effect on 4/20/21. Please see the attached Resident Connection Program Policy for more details, resident eligibility, and instructions on how to schedule a visit in each visiting program we are currently offering.

We stand by our commitment to the health and safety of our residents and staff. We continue to take precautions, which includes:

  • Continued screening of all staff members and other essential persons entering our facility for symptoms related to COVID-19.
  • Continued screening of all residents several times a day with vital signs and temperature checks.
  • Residents no longer quarantined to their neighborhoods or rooms.
  • Beauty shop closure.
  • Continued disinfecting of resident rooms, common areas, and high-traffic areas multiple times daily.
  • All staff will continue to wear masks and practice good hand hygiene.
  • Residents may have meals in their assigned neighborhood dining rooms. Only one resident is permitted at each dining room table to allow for social distancing. Married couples that reside on the same unit will be allowed to sit at the same table. 

We will communicate new information with families, residents, staff, and the community as it becomes available to us. For any questions or concerns, please contact your loved one’s designated social service aide.

Thank you for your patience, prayers, and understanding during this time.

Active employee cases: 2

Active resident cases: 0

Total employee cases since March 2020: 145

Total resident cases since March 2020: 93

Employee Tests Positive For COVID

April 9th, 2021

Good Samaritan Home was notified that two employees tested positive for COVID-19. Your loved one’s neighborhood has not been quarantined. Other neighborhoods will be entering into different quarantine statuses based on their exposure levels. Due to the positives, Good Samaritan Home must revert to Phase 1 of the IDPH Phased Reopening Plan.

We stand by our commitment to the health and safety of our residents and staff. We continue to take precautions, which includes:

  • Continued screening of all staff members and other essential persons entering our facility for symptoms related to COVID-19.
  • Continued screening of all residents several times a day with vital signs and temperature checks.
  • Residents no longer quarantined to their neighborhoods or rooms.
  • Beauty shop closure.
  • Continued disinfecting of resident rooms, common areas, and high-traffic areas multiple times daily.
  • All staff will continue to wear masks and practice good hand hygiene.
  • Residents may have meals in their assigned neighborhood dining rooms. Only one resident is permitted at each dining room table to allow for social distancing. Married couples that reside on the same unit will be allowed to sit at the same table. 

We will communicate new information with families, residents, staff, and the community as it becomes available to us. For any questions or concerns, please contact your loved one’s designated social service aide.

Thank you for your patience, prayers, and understanding during this time.

Active employee cases: 2

Active resident cases: 0

Total employee cases since March 2020: 145

Total resident cases since March 2020: 93

Good Samaritan Home of Quincy

Previous News

FACILITY COVID-19 UPDATE

Good Samaritan Home recently admitted a resident that was diagnosed with active COVID-19 before admission to the facility. This resident has been quarantined to our COVID unit. There has been no exposure within the facility as a result of this admission. Neighborhoods throughout the facility remain in different quarantine statuses based on their exposure levels…

In-Person Visit Guidelines

We are excited to announce that we have resumed in-person visits as of February 9th. However, the process will look different than previously. The following procedures will be implemented for in-person visits moving forward: To schedule a visit please contact the scheduler listed below that is taking care of the neighborhood your loved one currently…

NEW CORONAVIRUS POSITIVES

Good Samaritan Home was notified that two of our employees and one resident tested positive for COVID-19. Neighborhoods throughout the facility will be entering into different quarantine statuses based on their exposure levels. We stand by our commitment to the health and safety of our residents and staff. We continue to take precautions, which includes:…