COVID-19 Update: Government National Emergency Enforces New Restrictions to Visitors
Following the declaration of a National State of Emergency in relation to COVID-19 on March 13, all skilled nursing centers and assisted living communities – Laurel Health Care Company facilities included – will be restricting all visitors, volunteers and non-essential health care personnel except for certain compassionate care situations, such as end-of-life situations.
The health and safety of our guests is our first and foremost priority. Because the population we work with is especially vulnerable to potential infection, it is absolutely essential – and mandated – that we take these preventive steps.
We understand visitor prohibition will disrupt important and meaningful family and friend interactions with our guests. Our staff will do their best to utilize alternative means to facilitate communication between guests and loved ones such as telephone conference calls, text message, FaceTime, or Skype.
In addition, the following procedures will remain in place at our facilities:
All associates, essential health care vendors and emergent visitors will be screened for:
These enhanced measures are also in place:
Required when in our facility:
We truly apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you so much for your understanding and cooperation during this challenging time.