COVID-19 Safety Precautions
Precautions taken for the safety of Claremont residents due to COVID-19.
August 16th, 2021
- 1st Floor and C Wing are considered a Yellow Zone (resident exposed and quarantined for 14 days while monitoring symptoms)
- N-95’s and face shields will be worn on these units as source control. Staff will be issued each day at least one N95 which should at maximum be worn for one day and then discarded. Staff will use gowns as single use. (if soiled, ill-fitting or needs replaced, see Charge Nurse for replacement) No reuse or wearing the gown room to room. Face shields are reusable and should cleaned and stored in paper bags upon leaving facility. (PPE staging areas: HACC training room, Transitions Dining, HH beauty shop)
- HH is Green Zone
- Indoor Visitation is PAUSED facility wide. EXCEPT for Compassionate Caregivers
- Outdoor visitation may occur for HH as long as the visitor is notified of the outbreak, and the risk to their own health
August 27, 2020
August 17, 2020
Outdoor visitation available by appointment only. All visitors must social distance, wear a mask, and have their temperature taken.
July 6, 2020
We have expanded PPE use and are now requiring all staff to wear face shields in addition to the face masks throughout the building. (it was previously only required when within 6ft. of a resident).
June 30, 2020
Surgical or isolation mask is required by anyone in the facility.
May 28, 2020
With the assistance of the Pennsylvania National Guard, universal COVID-19 testing of all residents and employees was conducted with all returning negative.
March 14, 2020
All communal dining and all group activities were canceled; in addition our staff screened our residents and staff for fever and respiratory symptoms.
March 13, 2020
The facility closed to visitors.
March 12, 2020
Visitation was restricted to the main entrance and all visitors were screened with a temperature check and COVID-19 exposure questions.
March 11, 2020
In accordance with CMS guidance released to nursing care facilities nationwide, Claremont discouraged visits to the facility until further notice.
March 6, 2020
All families who were ill were asked not to visit their relatives at the facility.