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 Services (CMS), as well as the latest COVID-19 infection control guidance with relation to its impact on our residents and visitors .

A copy is attached and can be found on our website at Visitation Guidelines.

Thank you for supporting our mitigation efforts in vaccinations, masking and socially distancing.        We are continuing to follow CDC and department of health guidance related to contact tracing, isolation and testing that are specific for nursing home settings.    Please be vigilant when you come into to visit as our county and most locations in our state remains in a high rate of transmission.

Our Facility’s Resident Impact (Since March 30, 2020, through November 3, 2022)

0 – Residents currently in our building with a confirmed active case of COVID 19

114 CONFIRMED: Residents with laboratory positive COVID-19

0 -SUSPECTED: Residents with new suspected COVID-19

140-Confirmed Staff Total: with a positive COVID-19

  • Please note that test results are reported on our call-in line at 570-207-6711 which is updated daily when we have new positive results. Family members and all others impacted by the virus will be contacted directly and provided with results and updates.

Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. If you have any questions, we are always available for you.

Please check your mail/email for new COVID booster consents as the CDC has now recommended that everyone receive the new bivalent vaccine that will also include protection against the omicron variant. Please respond as soon as possible so we can schedule your loved ones vaccination. We will take into consideration the timing of their most recent booster and schedule according to CDC recommendations.

Sincerely,

Mary Rose Applegate, MBA, RD, NHA Administrator

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

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