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.
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