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February 26, 2021, letter to families and friends

February 26, 2021, letter to families and friends

Dear Family and Friends We encourage vaccination against COVID-19 for residents, staff and the community in general in completing a drive for immunity. By getting a COVID-19 vaccine, you are protecting yourself, your children, parents, grandparents and other loved ones. Vaccine development is moving fast because the medical and scientific community have made it their highest priority. The DOH explains…

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February 19, 2021, Letter to Families and Friends

February 19, 2021, Letter to Families and Friends

Dear Family and Friends Progress! We are very encouraged by the recent drop in county COVID-19 positivity rates and look forward to reopening and inviting you back into our facility to visit your loved one very soon. You will be contacted when this becomes available. We are following guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Department of Health…

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Updated Family and Friends Letter: February 15, 2021

Updated Family and Friends Letter: February 15, 2021

Dear Family and Friends In our letter on Friday 12, 2021, I was being optimistic about us being able to open back up for visits provided that we had no positive results from Thursday, February 11, 2021.   As luck would have it, two of our staff members’ results came back as positive over the weekend. Both have no symptoms and…

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Letter to Families and Friends, Feb. 12, 2021

Letter to Families and Friends, Feb. 12, 2021

Dear Family and Friends We are monitoring our county positivity rates in the hopes that we can invite you back into the facility to visit your loved one. Many counties have made progress and that is encouraging. Current visitation protocols will remain in place for now. We are following guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Department of…

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Letter to Families, February 5, 2021

Letter to Families, February 5, 2021

Dear Families and Friends, We encourage our residents, staff and families of our community to become vaccinated against COVID-19. And remember, even after vaccination, please continue to maintain physical distancing, use caution when attending gatherings, wear a mask and practice hand hygiene.  We remain focused on principles of cleanliness set forth by Centers for Disease Control (CDC). COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign…

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Letter to friends and families, January 28, 2021

Dear friends and families, We thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our goal is to provide high-quality care for your loved ones. Testing News: We are continuing to test our staff twice weekly as the positivity rate in Lackawanna County remains at red status. We had one staff positive test result from staff testing on Monday…

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January 22, 2021, letter to families and friends

January 22, 2021, letter to families and friends

Dear friends and families, We thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our goal is to provide high-quality care for your loved ones. Testing News: We are continuing to test our staff twice weekly as the positivity rate in Lackawanna County remains at red status. Our resident groups have continued to remain symptom free!  We last tested…

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January 15, 2021, letter to friends and families

January 15, 2021, letter to friends and families

We thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our goal is to provide high-quality care for your loved ones. Testing News: We are continuing to test our staff twice weekly as the positivity rate in Lackawanna County remains at red status. Our resident units continue to test based on potential exposure.  Our resident groups have continued to…

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January 7, 2021, letter to friends and families; voluntary Serology study

January 7, 2021, letter to friends and families; voluntary Serology study

Dear friends and families, We thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our goal is to provide high-quality care for your loved ones. Testing News: We are continuing to test our staff twice weekly as the positivity rate in Lackawanna County remains at red status.  Our resident units continue to test based on potential exposure.   Our last…

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Letter to Families and Friends, December 31, 2020

Letter to Families and Friends, December 31, 2020

Dear friends and families, We thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our goal is to provide high-quality care for your loved ones. Testing News: We are pleased to report that all of our residents have continued to test negative for COVID-19 from last week’s test on December 23, 2020.  Our staff group was tested at the…

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