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) [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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. [...]
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.
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.