Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
April 15, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

April 15, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

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April 8, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

April 8, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

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April 1, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

April 1, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

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March 25, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

March 25, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

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 March 18, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

 March 18, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We encourage and recommend booster shots as a primary way to become up-to-date in safeguarding against COVID-19 and its variants. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the inclusion of a booster shot is now necessary for someone to be classified as fully vaccinated. The visitation requirements from CMS have replaced “vaccinated” with “up-to-date with all recommended…

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March 11, 2022, Letter to Families and Friends

March 11, 2022, Letter to Families and Friends

Yes, COVID cases are diminishing and the CDC is beginning to relax masking requirements for the general public. There have been no changes to the CDC’s mask recommendations for healthcare settings therefore we will continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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March 4, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

March 4, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

Our main priority continues to be the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring COVID-19 data and its impact. Our resident units are now in green status with the exception of our regular isolation yellow zone on the 4th floor used for new admissions and hospital returns.    It is very important that all visitors adhere…

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February 25, 2022,  Letter to Family and Friends

February 25, 2022,  Letter to Family and Friends

Our main priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring COVID-19 data and its impact. We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak.  We are pleased to report that full house testing this week for both resident and active staff groups all came back negative, which…

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February 18, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

February 18, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak.   We are pleased to report that full house testing this week for both resident and staff groups all came back negative!   We will continue weekly testing for staff and residents until we have a 14 day period of no additional positives.   Our next full house…

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February 11, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

February 11, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak.    All resident tests this week have been negative.   This week we had 2 staff positive results.    We are following CDC and department of health guidance related to contact tracing and testing.   We will continue weekly testing for staff and residents until we have a 14…

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1101 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-6177

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