News From Laurel View Village

Campus Wide Update Regarding COVID19 as of February 26, 2021

By Angela Rizzo | February 26, 2021

February 25, 2021 Dear Laurel View Village Residents and Families, We continue to monitor staff and residents for signs and symptoms of COVID, and thankfully we have no infections of residents or staff currently. We are scheduled to test staff monthly, sooner if symptoms or new infections are identified. Health Care and Personal Care have been able to loosen restrictions and consider most residents negative and unexposed to COVID. As such we have been able to stop wearing gowns for routine resident interactions. New residents admitted to Health Care, Personal Care or Independent Living still must quarantine for 14 days to rule out infections and limit spread. The Health Care and Personal Care Centers have progressed in their reopening phases.…

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Personal Care Updated Reopening Plan as of February 24, 2021

By Angela Rizzo | February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021 – In accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Service’s Interim Guidance Personal Care Homes during COVID-19, we are required to post our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please click here for the attached document with all the details for reopening for our Personal Care Center. Laurel View Village thanks you for your patience and understanding and doing your part to keep our residents safe and healthy. We know his has been extremely difficult for our residents and their loved ones, so please know that our hearts go out to you. We will continue to provide you with updates with as much information as we can on our efforts to combat COVID-19. On behalf of the entire Laurel…

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Campus Wide Update 2.19.21

By Angela Rizzo | February 24, 2021

February 19, 2021 Dear Laurel View Village Residents and Families, With thankfulness we can report that in the past week we have tested appropriate residents and staff and have had no positive results from tests completed between Wednesday the 10th and Saturday the 13th. Test performed this week have been delayed in arriving at the California-based testing center due to the storms that have been plaguing the nation. We are required to test all employees next week and then we can begin testing on a monthly rotation. We will continue monitoring staff and residents for symptoms multiple times per day and will test as symptoms arise. New residents also have a testing and quarantine protocol to ensure they are not…

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COVID19 Campus Update and Test Results as of Feb. 12, 2021

By Angela Rizzo | February 16, 2021

February 12, 2021 Dear Laurel View Village Residents and Families, Please see the attached test results for the complete statistics from this past week. We are pleased that we have continued with no new resident COVID cases. Only one new case has been identified in employees in the last week. We continue to be vigilant with infection control procedures for the safety of staff and residents. Independent Living (IL): Currently we have no known infections. Please continue to use caution when interacting and in public areas to reduce the risk of infection. Dining is scheduled to reopen March 1, and we will continue to assess the situation and announce changes in other restrictions as appropriate. Personal Care and Reflections: No…

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Updated Implementation Plan for Reopening

By Angela Rizzo | February 5, 2021

February 5, 2021 – In accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s and Department of Human Service’s Interim Guidance for skilled nursing facilities and Personal Care Homes during COVID-19, we are required to post our Implementation Plan for Reopening. Please click here for the attached document with all the details for reopening for our health care center. Please click here for the attached document with all the details for reopening for our Personal Care Center. Laurel View Village thanks you for your patience and understanding and doing your part to keep our residents safe and healthy. We know his has been extremely difficult for our residents and their loved ones, so please know that our hearts go out to you.…

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Health Care Window Visits Resuming

By Angela Rizzo | February 5, 2021

February 3, 2021 Dear Families, Loved Ones, and Initial Contacts of the Health Care Center: Our Health Care Center continues to offer virtual visits to allow for families to visit with their loved ones. With our Center entering into the yellow phase, we are happy to announce that window visits can occur once again under precautionary guidelines. Window visits can begin as early as February 8th. As before, the designated window visiting area will be the Health Care Dining Room Patio. Window visits at resident rooms are not and will not be permitted under any circumstances due to risk of resident and visitor safety and for the privacy of other residents. Please closely review the following guidelines: One window visit…

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Personal Care Window Visits Resuming

By Angela Rizzo | February 5, 2021

February 4, 2021 Dear Families, Loved Ones, and Initial Contacts of the Personal Care Center: Our Personal Care Center continues to offer virtual visits for modified visitation during this time. We are happy to announce that regularly scheduled window visits can occur once again under precautionary guidelines. Window visits can resume on February 8th. As before, the designated window visiting area will be the Rear Door Ramp of Personal Care, which is accessible by entering Vista Drive and driving to the back parking lot. This area has a plexiglass enclosure to offer some additional protection against the weather. Window visits at resident rooms are also permitted. Please closely review the following guidelines: Windows must remain closed and locked at all…

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COVID19 Campus Wide Update and Test Results as of 2.5.2021

By Angela Rizzo | February 5, 2021

  February 5, 2021 Dear Laurel View Village Residents and Families, Please see the attached test results for the complete statistics from this past week. I am delighted to announce that no new COVID-19 cases have been identified. Also, our most recent residents with COVID have recovered and we have been able to remove them from transmission precautions. Independent Living (IL): Currently we have no known infections. Please continue to use caution when interacting and in public areas to reduce the risk of infection. With decreased community spread and cases on campus we will be announcing our dining reopening plan next week. Personal Care and Reflections: No cases are known at this time. We have been able to allow residents…

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COVID19 Campus Update and Test results as of Jan. 29

By Angela Rizzo | January 29, 2021

January 28, 2021 Dear Laurel View Village Residents and Families, Please see the attached test results for the complete statistics from this past week. We are very please that additional spread of the virus on campus has stayed low and that we have been able to get significant numbers of employees vaccinated. Independent Living (IL): Currently we have one positive Townhome resident. The resident continues to quarantine in their own unit. Personal Care and Reflections: All personal care is now considered green and we are scheduling the opening of the Barber/Beauty shop for the residents of Personal Care. We have also reopened the dining room.  We are following guidance to be able to open to visitors and will communicate when…

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COVID19 Test Results as of 1.22.21

By Angela Rizzo | January 22, 2021

Date: January 22, 2021 To: All Laurel View Community Members. From: Timothy Mock Ref: COVID Test Results   As we desire to communicate as completely as possible, we will be continually updating our testing and results information on our website, Facebook, and ADP(for employees). Tests completed from January 13 through January 16 Group Tests Completed Positive Negative Results not yet received PC Reflections Residents 3 0 3 0 PC Resident 39 0 39 0 HC residents 9 1* 8 0 IL Residents 2 0 2 0 Staff (including subs) 143 0 142 1 inconclusive * 1 additional HC resident has been identified with symptoms and moved to the Red Zone. Tests completed from January 17 through January 19 Group Tests…

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