October 9, 2021
Dear Regina Health Center Community,
I am writing with an important update regarding the coronavirus pandemic. As the “delta variant” continues to surge, there is a positive case among one of our employees who was exposed outside of work. The employee, is a direct-care worker. Test confirmation has been received and we have re-implemented use of K95 masks. Since the test result is positive for COVID, all residents and all employees will need to be tested, per CMS and CDC guidance. Additionally, CMS and ODH guidance dictates that all resident visitation must be suspended for at least one week. If all residents and employees are negative on subsequent testing, visitation may resume. We hope and pray that this is an isolated incident. Thank you for your continued understanding and patience as we strive to find ways to enable resident privileges while maintaining safety and wellness.
Joyce Haynes, LNHA Assistant Administrator
Marti Shivak, RN Director of Nursing