Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
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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February 4, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

February 4, 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. The last date of positive result this past week was 1/31/2022, (staff). 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…

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January 28, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

January 28, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak.  We thankfully are seeing the numbers of active cases slowing down and thankfully no one is showing strong symptoms. All resident tests this week have been negative!   As of midnight January 27, 2022, there were no positive staff or residents test results. The last date…

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January 21, 2022, Letter to Families and Friends

January 21, 2022, Letter to Families and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak. We have had positive tests results on multiple residents and staff throughout the week which have been updated daily on our call in line. Our numbers thankfully starting to trend downward but we are still having some positives. Thankfully no one is showing strong symptoms.…

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January 14, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

January 14, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak.   We have had positive tests results on multiple residents and staff throughout the week which have been updated on our call in line. As of midnight on January 13, 2022, we have had 10 additional residents and two staff member test positive. Thankfully, no one…

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January 7, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

January 7, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

We thank you for your cooperation during this community surge and our recent facility outbreak. As of midnight on January 6, 2022, we have had four additional residents and three staff test positive. Thankfully, no one is showing strong symptoms. Our positive and potentially exposed residents are quarantined and positive staff are off work. We are following CDC and department…

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

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