COVID-19 Information and Precautions
Here are a few things that are important to know before you come to see us:
- Visiting is open to all visitors regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
- Visitors are REQUIRED to screen themselves in at the door by answering a simple set of questions and taking their temperature.
- Masks worn properly over the nose and mouth are REQUIRED at all times by visitors.
- Hand hygiene is required upon entry and is readily available throughout the building.
- Visitors must maintain social distancing from other residents while in the building at all times. Visiting will take place in resident rooms or in private areas away from other residents.
- Please refrain from visiting the facility if you have been in contact with anyone positive for COVID within the last 10 days.
- We will notify visitors of any positive case or outbreak at the facility via signage at the front door upon entry.
- Parkside is not liable for COVID exposures if you choose to enter and visit during an outbreak of COVID-19 in the building.
We recognize that nursing homes and assisted living facilities are at high risk for contracting and spreading infectious diseases including COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). Our utmost concern is for the health and well-being of each of our residents and to ensure our staff is healthy and able to continue to care for residents.
We continue to take cautionary measures and follow CDC guidelines. We are also receiving information from state and local officials. Please review this information and see the precautions we are taking to protect against COVID-19.
The measures we are taking include:
- Clear and constant communication with staff, residents, and visitors
- Posting signs and reminders at the facility
- Communicating verbal answers from staff to residents and visitors
- Posting information to our website
- Protection with our workforce includes:
- Screening employees and residents for symptoms of acute respiratory illness (fever, cough, difficulty breathing)
- Sick leave policies are non-punitive and flexible
- Encouraging sick employees to stay home and call in replacement staff
- Training and ensuring proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Protection with our residents includes:
- Separating residents who show respiratory symptoms away from others
- Having activities that allow residents to maintain safe distances from others
- Allowing for in-room dining to reduce the risk of spreading disease
- Increasing cleaning in common areas (therapy rehabilitation area, dining area, activity area, lobby area, etc.)