COVID-19 Updates

Evergreen Campus

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November 25, 2020

COVID status update:

Since our last update on Thursday, November 19th  we have had two new positive staff cases and five total active staff cases of COVID-19.

 

We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified and staff will continue to complete symptom screening before each shift and we are following state guidance for on-going testing.

 

 

Testing information:

The most up-to-date testing information for Winnebago County can be found at: https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/health/divisions-program-areas/communicable-disease/covid-19-coronavirus/regional-covid-19-testing

 

If you start to show signs or symptoms of COVID:

– Remain in your accommodation

– Contact the Campus Health nurse at 237-6260

– If you are tested for COVID outside of Evergreen, please notify Campus Health at 237-6260

 

 

November 23, 2020

CDC Thanksgiving Info – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays/thanksgiving.html

 

 

November 19, 2020

COVID status update:

– Since the last memo on November 12th, we’ve had three new positive staff COVID results

– Evergreen has seven total active staff cases of COVID

– One resident in the Health Center tested positive this week

– Evergreen has two total active resident cases in the Health Center

 

We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified and staff will continue to complete symptom screening before each shift and we are following state guidance for on-going testing.

 

Thanksgiving Holiday:

If you choose to invite guests to Evergreen this holiday season, we ask that you take extra precautions to keep yourself and the rest of the Evergreen community safe and healthy. This includes:

– Keep gatherings as small as possible and in your accommodations

– Please do not travel through the building more than necessary

No guests in The GardenSide or Pub 67

– Takeout and delivery are available in The GardenSide from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm and Pub 67 from 11:30 am – 8:00 pm. Call 237-6263 or order online at www.EvergreenOshkosh.com.

– Be aware of the people you have contact with prior to and after your celebration

– Please wear your mask over your nose and mouth

– Social distance as much as possible, a minimum of 6’

– Wash your hands regularly

– Please be sure to have guests sign in at the kiosks at door 1 or 2

– No pets or visitors under the age of 18

 

If you choose to leave Evergreen for your holiday celebrations we ask that you continue to practice safe habits as you have been.  Be aware of where and who you are with to mitigate the risk of possible exposure.

 

Please return to your accommodation and notify the Campus Health Nurse at 237-6260 immediately if you have any contact with COVID-19 or experience any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 including, but not limited to:

– New or worsening cough

– Loss of taste or smell

– Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

– Fever or chills

– Sore throat

– Headache or muscle aches

 

Thanksgiving week hours and communication changes:

 

Resident & Guest Services: Thursday 11/26 8:00 am – Noon

Transportation: Thursday 11/26 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Grocery Shopping: Thursday 11/26 will be rescheduled for Saturday11/28

Fitness & Aquatic Center: Closed Thursday and Friday 11/26 & 27

Weekly communication: Memo update will be distributed on Tuesday 11/24 and the website will be updated Wednesday 11/25

 

Testing information:

The most up-to-date testing information for Winnebago County can be found at: https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/health/divisions-program-areas/communicable-disease/covid-19-coronavirus/regional-covid-19-testing

 

If you start to show signs or symptoms of COVID:

– Remain in your accommodation

– Contact the Campus Health nurse at 237-6260

– If you are tested for COVID outside of Evergreen, please notify Campus Health at 237-6260

 

Evergreen is grateful for all you are doing to help keep our campus safe and healthy. Thank you for your continued support as we continue to navigate the every changing conditions. Stay well!

 

 

 

November 12, 2020

Since our last update on Thursday, November 5th  we have had five new positive staff cases and nine total active staff cases of COVID-19. We have one positive resident in the Health Center.  We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC to safely manage the situation. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified.

 

Testing information:

The most up-to-date testing information for Winnebago County can be found at: https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/health/divisions-program-areas/communicable-disease/covid-19-coronavirus/regional-covid-19-testing

 

If you start to show signs or symptoms of COVID:

– Remain in your accommodation

– Contact the Campus Health nurse at 237-6260

– If you are tested for COVID outside of Evergreen, please notify Campus Health at 237-6260

 

 

 

November 5,2020

As of Thursday, November 5th  we have five new positive staff cases and nine total active staff cases of COVID-19. We have two active resident cases in assisted living.  We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC to safely manage the situation. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified.

 

Visitation in the Creekview Health Center and assisted living remains suspended.

 

 

 

October 22, 2020

As of Wednesday, October 21st six staff members on the Evergreen campus are positive for COVID-19.  One person is currently under quarantine at home and five people have recovered and have been cleared to return to work by Evergreen’s Infection Control Preventionist and Employee Health Nurse. We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC to safely manage the situation. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified.

 

Visitation in the Health Center and ManorView remains suspended until further notice.

 

 

 

October 13, 2020

We are sad to report that our COVID positive, independent resident has passed away. While we continue to strive for transparency in everything we do, please know that we are bound by federal guidelines under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which protects the privacy of our residents. At this time there are no known cases of COVID-19 among our residents.

 

Two additional staff members, one in the Health Center and one ancillary staff,  have tested positive since our last update. We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC to safely manage the situation. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified. Bi-weekly testing in the Health Center takes place on Tuesday and Friday each week and symptom based testing for all staff and residents will continue as needed.

 

Thank you for your continued efforts to keep residents and staff safe; we continue to be grateful for your patience and understanding. If you or someone you know is in need of any additional support during this time, please let a staff member know.

 

 

 

October 8, 2020

Seven staff members on the Evergreen campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  Five people are currently under quarantine at home. Two people have recovered and have been cleared to return to work. At this time there is one Independent Living resident with COVID, they remain under quarantine. We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC to safely manage the situation. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified.

 

Ongoing staff resident testing in the Health Center will continue per state guidance and testing in Independent and Assisted Living will continue as symptoms occur.

 

Due to these positive test results, all visitation in the Health Center remains suspended.

 

The spread of COVID-19 remains uncontrolled and numbers in Winnebago County continue to climb. Our residents and staff remain our first priority and we’re grateful for your diligence, support and understanding as we continue to navigate the ever changing conditions.

 

 

 

October 6, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended our flu shot clinics.  Due to high demand, our supply of vaccines for Independent residents has run out. If you still need a flu shot, you can call your primary care physician or schedule an appointment online at the following locations:

 

 

 

October 1, 2020

Seven staff members on the Evergreen campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  Five people are currently under quarantine at home. Two people have recovered and have been cleared to return to work. Over 190 staff were tested earlier this week and all results were negative. We continue to follow guidance issued by public health and the CDC to safely manage the situation. Individuals who have come into contact with a person who tested positive have been notified.

 

Staff will continue to complete symptom screening before each shift and we are following state guidance for on-going testing. Staff impacted by COVID-19 are following quarantine guidelines and will return to work when they are cleared by Evergreen’s Infection Control Preventionist and Employee Health Nurse.

 

Ongoing resident testing in the Health Center and Assisted Living will continue per state guidance. While the first round of tests came back negative, a second round of testing identified one resident in Assisted Living was positive. The person has been quarantined and staff are following guidance issued by public health and the CDC to safely manage the situation.

 

Due to these positive test results, all visitation in the Health Center and Assisted Living has been suspended until further notice.

 

The spread of COVID-19 remains uncontrolled and numbers in Winnebago County continue to climb. Our residents and staff remain our first priority and we’re grateful for your diligence, support and understanding as we continue to navigate the ever changing conditions.

 

Independent resident visitors:

If residents choose to invite guests to Evergreen, we ask that you and they take extra precautions to keep yourself and the rest of the Evergreen community safe and healthy. In addition to required masks, this includes:

– Making sure all guests/visitors are signing in the log books as they enter

– No visitors under the age of 18

– Visiting with guests in residents accommodation or in outdoor spaces where you can practice appropriate physical distancing

– Notify Evergreen immediately if you become aware of any contact with COVID

 

 

 

Click here to view our latest video and hear from our residents on what it has been like to live at Evergreen during COVID-19.

 

 

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