COVID-19 Updates

Evergreen Campus

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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.

 

 

To view previous updates please click here

 

 

 

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