We have identified a resident that has tested positive. We have initiated outbreak protocol and set up a dedicated unit. We completed facility wide testing 11/19/20 and are awaiting results. We will continue to be in direct contact with the local health department as well as IDPH. We are continuing to follow all state and federal guidance. For any questions please contact Amy Hannig or Erika Kremitzki at (217)826-2358.
We have identified a positive employee and have been in close contact with the local health department. We are following all guidance to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our resident and team. We will be testing all resident and team members to promote early detection and assist with containment of this virus. We will continue to update this website as necessary. Please contact Amy or Erica at (217)826-2358 for any questions or concerns.
To: Region 6 Long-Term Care Facilities, Local Health Department Administrators, ERCs, CD staff, PIOs, and Public Health Nurses
CC: IDPH Director, IDPH Assistant Director, IDPH Chief of Staff, IDPH Deputy Directors, IDPH PIOs, IDPH RHOs, IDPH CD Leads, IDPH OPR Leads, IDPH ERCs, IDPH REMSCs, IDPH Lab Director / Leads, IDPH Long Term Care Leads, IEMA Director / Staff, ASPR, and RHCC’s
From: Illinois Department of Public Health
Date: October 30, 2020
Subject: Mitigation Measures for Long-term Care (LTC) Facilities in COVID-19 Region 6
Starting Monday, November 2, Illinois COVID-19 Region 6 is subject to mitigation measures (Tier 1) due to high test positivity rates in the region. Note the following points, based on IDPH’s LTC reopening guidance that took effect on August 14 and was updated on October 21: Reopening Guidance
We are pleased to announce that we have successfully closed the COVID-19 outbreak for this facility. We will continue following all IDPH and CMS guidance for non-outbreak procedures. We will continue to complete routine employee testing based on the county positivity rate. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. Thank you all for your continued support and the wonderful care that the employees have provided.
All of the results are in and are negative. We will be completing facility wide testing again on Monday.
We have identified an additional positive employee through our facility wide testing. This employee has not been in the facility for over one week. We continue to follow all guidance and testing requirements to assist in early detection and containment.
We have identified an additional positive employee. This employee has not been in the facility for over one week. We continue to follow all guidance and testing requirements to assist in early detection and containment.
We have completed the second round of facility wide testing. We will notify you once the results have been received.