As a result of the weekly staff testing, Good Samaritan Home has been notified that two of our employees tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, specific individuals throughout the facility remain in a room quarantine. Specific neighborhoods also remain in a full neighborhood quarantine. Restrictions continue to be lessened for those residents not in a room or neighborhood quarantine:

  • Residents are permitted in outdoor courtyards that do not have public access.
  • Residents are permitted to go to the general store.
  • Activities and chapel services are permitted in the Chapel/Social Room and Town Hall. As of now chapel services will be at 9:00am Mon-Fri and Sunday. The following precautions must be utilized: Residents and staff must properly wear a mask at all times. Non-compliant residents will NOT be able to attend. Areas on the floor will be marked to ensure residents are safely placed 6 feet apart.
  • Activities department may continue van rides for the residents. Vans cannot exceed a 50% capacity to allow for social distancing. Residents must wear masks during the entire outing. Any contact with the general public during this outing will be avoided. Van seats and high touch areas will be disinfected between each use. Please keep in mind that the activity schedule will be changing daily to accommodate the new policies/procedures.
  • Private therapy sessions in the pool are permitted for internal residents only.
  • Residents are not permitted to eat on other neighborhoods and the dining policy has not changed. Only one resident will be allowed per table to allow for social distancing.
  • Beauty Shop closure.

All residents will continue to wear masks and practice social distancing whenever they leave their resident room. If you have any questions regarding our current procedures, please feel free to contact your designated social service aide. Thank you so much for your patience and understanding during this time.

Total Employee Cases since March: 24
Total Resident Cases since March: 3

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