Coronavirus

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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January 5, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

January 5, 2022, Letter to Family and Friends

All residents on our 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor have had a second round of testing on Monday 1/3/2022, due to potential exposure.  Regretfully, four residents had positive results, those residents resided on 3rd and 4th floor.   We are continuing to follow the regulatory guidance related to testing and visitation.  The positive residents are in isolation.   Family members and all…

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December 31, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

December 31, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

The increasing county-wide COVID-19 positivity rate is deeply concerning for all nursing home providers.  While, The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania is fortunate that we do not have any positive resident cases at the current time, we have learned throughout this pandemic that, as the number of COVID-19 cases increases in the surrounding community, the risk of positive cases in…

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December 29, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

December 29, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We had two staff members test positive for COVID 19 today and are continuing to follow the regulatory guidance related to testing and visitation. We are testing all residents on 2, 3, and 4th floors related to potential exposure. Potentially exposed staff members will be tested as well. Family members and all others impacted by the virus will be contacted…

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December 24, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

December 24, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We wish all a great holiday season. We thank you for your patience and cooperation. During this holiday season and beyond, we encourage all to continue to follow safety tips regarding COVID-19. The CDC’s main advice is for eligible Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine before gathering and traveling for the holidays. The tools we use to fight this strain…

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Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab
1101 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-6177

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