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Covid-19

Covid Update Notification May 2022

COVID UPDATES will be suspended effective April 30, 2022.
We will resume as/if needed.

Thank you for your patience, caring thoughts and continued support.

COVID Update April 2022

We wrote in our March update: Well we have been here before……!

We were referencing a break and slowdown in COVID infections during March. And of course we are here in April to report a new variant that is now spreading across the Country:

Here’s what you need to know about BA.2 the new variant

Around the world, new infections are largely due to the BA.2 version of omicron. In the U.S., BA.2 accounted for about a quarter (23.1%) of the cases for the week ending March 12, the CDC says. That’s up from 14.2% the week ending… Continue reading

COVID-19 Update February 2022

Dear Residents and Family Members & Staff,

As we reported in the December-January update: The COVID Virus has mutated again and now we have the Emergence of Omicron.  On November 24, 2021, a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO). This new variant was first detected in specimens collected on November 11, 2021 in Botswana and on November 14, 2021 in South Africa.

At last update, Delta was still the major, most often seen variant of the COVID Virus.  Omicron has taken hold, and in most cases we now see in… Continue reading

COVID UPDATE November 2021

BOOSTERS ANYONE?

There is a lot in the news about Booster shots for the COVID vaccine. This doesn’t mean the vaccine isn’t working it is to boost the effects of the vaccine you already got. Think of it as taking another dose of Tylenol after a headache or fever. Booster shots – Who can get them – easiest said YOU.
  • Any Residents living in a Long Term Care setting (a Nursing Home)
  • Any Employee that works in a Long Term Care setting
Long Term Care settings are usually described as congregate living settings. Studies have shown throughout the pandemic that… Continue reading

August/September 2021 Covid Update

A major concern right now is Delta, a highly contagious SARS-CoV-2 virus strain, which was first identified in India in December. It then swept rapidly through that country and Great Britain as well. The first Delta case in the United States was diagnosed in March and it is now the dominant strain in the U.S.

One thing that is unique about Delta is how quickly it is spreading. 

From what we know so far, people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus appear to have protection against Delta.  A high majority of vaccinated individuals have much reduced symptoms,… Continue reading