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COVID -19 Updated 11.4.2020

Current Update: 11/04/2020 We have several staff members and residents on the Skilled Nursing side of the facility that have tested positive for COVID-19. Due to the possibility of mass exposure, we have already rolled back to strict restrictions, which includes: 1) All communal dining and communal activities will be cancelled until further notice; 2) [...]

COVID -19 Updated 11.4.20202020-11-04T22:50:30+00:00

COVID 19 Current Update: 10/30/2020

COVID-19 Current Update: 10/30/2020 We have several positive cases of COVID 19 within the building.  We are taking every precaution to limit the transmission including asking staff to stay home and isolate if sick, limiting nonessential personal in the building, stopping the outside visits (talking booth visits) and taking the utmost precautions for all residents [...]

COVID 19 Current Update: 10/30/20202021-03-05T22:47:31+00:00

COVID 19 – Community Update 9.24.2020

Staff Testing: 9/24/2020 This week we have been performing our surveillance testing of staff, per the federal mandate.  Through that process we have had a few, non-symptomatic positive results.  Those staff members are being tested through the lab, for final confirmation to rule out a false positive and will be quarantined as per the state [...]

COVID 19 – Community Update 9.24.20202020-09-24T21:15:48+00:00

Phase 1 – Outdoor Visits

Update: Governor Inslee has announced a Safe Start 4-phase program for long-term care facilities to offer restricted visitation and other activities.  You may read the announcement here:  https://www.governor.wa.gov/news-media/inslee-announces-guidance-long-term-care-facilities Josephine Caring Community is now preparing for Phase 1, which allows for supervised outdoor visits.  We will follow a strict protocol of screening and sanitation measures to ensure [...]

Phase 1 – Outdoor Visits2021-03-05T22:47:31+00:00

Help Keep our Residents Safe from COVID-19

Help Keep our Residents Safe from COVID-19 Dear Residents, Families, Friends and Volunteers: We are committed to keeping our residents safe and we need your help. The virus causing Coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause outbreaks in nursing homes. Many of our residents are elderly and may have medical conditions placing them at very high risk of [...]

Help Keep our Residents Safe from COVID-192021-03-05T22:47:31+00:00

COVID precautions still in place

An Update about COVID: We continue to be COVID 19 free. We currently have 3 or more residents and staff with respiratory symptoms, that we are monitoring. We are continuing with all precautions, surveillance, cleaning, and testing when appropriate. Thank you for the continued support.

COVID precautions still in place2020-07-17T21:13:12+00:00

Current Update for COVID guidelines in Facility

We are pleased to announce that Josephine Caring Community, Skilled Nursing has been given clearance to begin admitting patients that have tested negative for COVID19.  We are proceeding with an abundance of caution to ensure the safety of our current residents and any new residents.  We will be limiting admissions to one admit per day.  [...]

Current Update for COVID guidelines in Facility2020-07-03T16:50:13+00:00

Family and Community Update in Regards to COVID-19 6/3/2020

We have 3 or more residents and staff with respiratory symptoms. We are continuing with appropriate precautions, surveillance, cleaning, and testing when appropriate. We will continue to update you with changes. We continue to be COVID 19 free.

Family and Community Update in Regards to COVID-19 6/3/20202020-06-04T20:44:41+00:00

COVID – 19 Facility Update 5/20/2020

We continue to be COVID 19 free. However, we do have several residents and or staff with respiratory symptoms. We are continuing with appropriate precautions, surveillance, cleaning, and testing when appropriate. We will continue to update you with changes.

COVID – 19 Facility Update 5/20/20202020-05-20T22:09:26+00:00
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