Residents, employees test positive for COVID-19 1/8/22
Two essential health care employees, a non-direct care employee, two contract employees and two residents at Aberdeen Village have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. The employees and contract employee last worked on dates ranging from January 3 through January 5, screening in prior to their shifts and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) while at work.
We have notified the Johnson County Health Department and will follow their guidance. Visitation continues with infection control precautions and social distancing requirements per new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements.
The residents will isolate in their residence until they meet the PMMA Emergent Infectious Disease (EID) policy, CDC and KDHE guidelines for ending isolation.
We will follow the PMMA Emergent Infectious Disease (EID) policy, CDC and KDHE guidelines for when the employees and contract employees may return to work. Upon their return to work, we will follow CDC recommendations related to work practices and restrictions.
PMMA strongly encourages family members, employees and residents to carefully consider getting a COVID-19 vaccination for themselves, as well as their loved ones. Every person who receives the vaccine will strengthen the protection for all residents, staff and the community at-large.
All employees are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines and best practices as these are continually updated. The community regularly reinforces with all staff that an employee should not report to work if he or she is experiencing symptoms of a respiratory illness or not feeling well.
For more information about Aberdeen Village’s response, go to PMMA’s (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s) website, presbyterianmanors.org/media-room.
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