COVID-19 Update from Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport, 835 SW 11th.
We are proactively testing staff and residents for COVID-19 in this facility. Though not required, these tests are a valuable tool in helping us prevent and slow the spread of the virus.
We are working closely with the CDC and local health departments to ensure our practices are up to date with current recommendations and information.
In response to a positive result the following measures may be enacted:
COVID-19 positive patients are moved to a unit that is separate from the rest of the facility and is staffed by a dedicated team.
COVID-19 positive staff members self-isolate per CDC guidelines.
We will work with local health officials to closely monitoring all staff and residents who may have been exposed. All staff and residents will continue to wear provided face masks while in the building or out of their room. We will continue to screen all employees before the start of their shift.
Please note that we inform and update the designated contact for any affected resident.
While some businesses begin to open their doors, Senior Care facilities are still under Executive Order from the Governor and the Department of Health to restrict visitation to essential individuals only.
We encourage communication with your loved one via phone or video calls.
We are committed to the health and safety of our residents, as well as keeping you informed.
Active in Building: 7
Historic Testing Results:
Positive Residents 7
Positive Staff 7
Negative Residents 24
Negative Staff 51
Total Tests 171