Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center continues to follow the guidance of the CDC, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19. If family or friends have any questions, please contact the resident’s assigned social worker, or B. Melissa Smith, Nursing Home Administrator, by email or phone at 717-240-1954. Please check in regularly, as we will update this page with information as it becomes available.

COVID-19 Cases

Case counts updated at 2:32 PM on 09/17/2021

Current (Since 8/16/21)

Positive Residents
13
Positive Staff
10
Deaths - Residents
2
Deaths - Staff
0

  

Symptomatic Residents
3
Symptomatic Staff
9

*If any resident is having symptoms family will be notified

Since on-set of pandemic

Positive Residents
150
Positive Staff
105
Deaths - Residents
42
Deaths - Staff
0


COVID-19 Updates

September 1st, 2021

Please be advised that as of today, September 1, 2021 we have received 1 new employee test result. The affected residents' family has been notified, and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions. The employee is at home self quarantining.
Thank you for all you do to continue to maintain our strict infection control practices and keep everyone safe!

August 31st, 2021

Please be advised that as of today, August 31, 2021 we have received 1 new positive resident test results and 1 new employee test result. The affected residents' family has been notified, and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions. The employee is at home self quarantining.
 Thank you for all you do to continue to maintain our strict infection control practices and keep everyone safe!

Reminder that Mandatory outbreak testing is August 31 and September 1
All staff and compassionate caregivers must come to be COIVD tested regardless of vaccination status.
Testing will be on the Transitions Unit Testing
The hours will be Tuesday August 31 from 2-430 for staff who are not working Wednesday and then Wednesday September
 1 from 7am to 11:30am and 1pm to 3pm.
PRNs that have not been in the building August 28th until September 4th do not need to be tested.
All other PRNS must be tested. The only other exceptions are if you are on vacation or on LOA.

August 27th, 2021

As of August 27th 2021, we have had a new positive employee. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home.

All staff and compassionate caregivers must come to be COIVD tested regardless of vaccination status.
Testing will be on the Transitions Unit Testing
The hours will be Tuesday August 31 from 2-430 for staff who are not working Wednesday and then Wednesday September 1st from 7am to 11:30am and 1pm to 3pm.
 PRNs that have not been in the building August 28th until September 4th do not need to be tested.
 All other PRNS must be tested. The only other exceptions are if you are on vacation or on LOA.

August 26th, 2021

As of August 26th 2021, we have had a new positive employee. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home.

August 25th, 2021

As of August 25th 2021, we have had a new positive employee. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home.

August 23rd, 2021

As of August 23rd, 2021 We had two resident's test positive.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on Transmission precautions.

All staff and compassionate caregivers must come to be COIVD tested regardless of vaccination status. Testing will be on the Transitions Unit Testing
The hours will be Tuesday August 24 from 2-430 and Wednesday August 25 from 7am to 11:30am and 1pm to 3pm.
PRNs that have not been in the building August 21st until August 31 do not need to be tested.
All other PRNS must be tested. The only other exceptions are if you are on vacation or on LOA.

August 22nd, 2021

 As of August 22, 2021 we have received 3 new positive resident and 1 new positive employee test results.
The affected residents' families have been notified, and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.
The affected employee is at home self-quarantining.
 Thank you for all you do to continue to maintain our strict infection control practices and keep everyone safe!

August 20th, 2021

As of August 20th 2021, we have had a new positive employee. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home.

August 19, 2021

We have seven new COVID-19 positive residents and six additional residents with symptoms. The residents' family has been notified, and they have been placed on transmission precautions.

August 16, 2021

As of August 16th 2021, we have had a new positive employee. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home.

Visitation has been stopped until further testing has been completed.
Please be aware 1st floor and C-wing are yellow zones and require N95’s.

Once again all staff and compassionate caregivers must come to be COVID tested.
 Testing will be back down on the Transitions Unit.
 Testing hours will be Tuesday August 17 1pm-4:30pm and Wednesday August 18th 7am to 11:30am and 1pm to 3pm.
 PRNs that have not been in the building August 14th until August 25 do not need to be tested.
 All other PRNS must be tested. The only other exceptions are if you are on vacation or on LOA.

August 9, 2021

Due to the high COVID transmission rate in Cumberland County and on the directive from the Department of Health, Claremont will be re-instituting the use of face shields for staff, compassionate care givers, and anyone traveling throughout the facility. Face shields are to be used on all resident units and when moving through the facility in all hallways.

August 2, 2021

Good afternoon – Resident and staff COVID testing has come back negative.
We have been given the “green light” by the State epidemiologist to resume scheduled visitation and group activities.
Please note, those residents on transmission-based precautions will remain unable to accept visitors. Remember that everyone needs to test again this coming Tuesday and Wednesday 8/3 and 8/4. 

July 28, 2021

As of July 28th, 2021 we have had a new positive employee. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home..

Due to a positive COVID result, all staff, even PRN, and compassionate care givers, REGARDLESS of vaccination status, must come to be tested at the Administration Entrance. All visitation is halted until further notice, except compassionate care givers.

Testing is Today, July 28th from 1pm to 5pm

Thursday July 29th 7am to 1130am and 1pm to 4pm

Friday July 30th 1pm to 3pm

The ONLY exception is someone away on vacation and then they must test as soon as they are back.

 No exception as this is Outbreak Testing.

May 13, 2021

As of May 13, 2021 we have had a new positive employee. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home.

Mandatory COVID testing outbreak continues because of a new positive result.
Mandatory staff and compassionate caregiver testing will be Tuesday May 18th from 2pm until 430pm and /or Wednesday May 19th from 7:00am to 11:30am and then again 1:00pm until 3pm.
 If you are PRN and have not been in the building since May 15, 2021 you do not need to come in. Please remember unless you are on an approved leave or LOA you are expected to come for testing on this day and during these time frames. We will be testing at the Administrative Entrance and using the one way procedure.

April 28, 2021

As of today, April 28th, we are sad to tell you that we have received one positive employee and per the epidemiologist are now in a new outbreak. The positive employee is self-quarantining at home.
 Under DOH guidance we will have universal testing on Monday Friday April 30th 2021, which means all residents, staff and compassionate caregivers must be tested on this day.
 Thank you for your cooperation and understanding through this difficult time.

April 21, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.  

April 8, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.  

March 25, 2021

We had one employee and one resident test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

March 23, 2021

We had one resident test positive.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on Transmission precautions.

March 13, 2021

We had two residents test positive.  The resident's families have been notified and the resident's have been placed on transmission precautions.

March 11, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

March 7, 2021

We had one resident test positive.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on Transmission precautions.

March 3, 2021

We had two residents test positive today.  The resident's families have been notified and the residents have been place on transmission precautions.

March 2, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

February 19, 2021

We had one resident test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

February 16, 2021

We had one employee and one resident test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

February 5, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

January 28, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

January 24, 2021

We had one employee and one resident test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

January 23, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

January 21, 2021

We had three employees test positive today.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

January 17, 2021

We had one resident and one employee test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

January 15, 2021

We had two residents and three employees test positive today.  The residents' families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

January 14, 2021

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

January 13, 2021

We had four residents test positive today.  The residents' families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.

January 12, 2021

We had two residents and three employees test positive today.  The residents' families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

January 11, 2021

We had one resident test positive today. The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

January 10, 2021

We had two residents test positive today.  The residents' families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.

January 9, 2021

We had one resident test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

January 8, 2021

We had one resident test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

January 7, 2021

We had two employees and two residents test positive today.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.  The residents' family have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.

January 6, 2021

We had one resident test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

January 5, 2021

We had one resident and two employees test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

January 4, 2021

We had two residents test positive today.  The residents' families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.

January 3, 2021

We had five residents and two employees test positive today.  The residents' families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

January 2, 2021

We had one resident test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

December 31, 2020

We had one resident and two employees test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

December 28, 2020

We had one resident and one employee test positive today.  The resident's family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

December 26, 2020

We had two residents test positive today, their families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.

December 24, 2020

We had one resident test positive today, their family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.

December 23, 2020

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

December 22, 2020

We had one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

December 21, 2020

We had one resident and one employee test positive today.  The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.  The resident has been placed on transmission precautions and their family has been notified.

December 20, 2020

We had two employees test positive today.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

December 17, 2020

We had three employees test positive today.  The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

December 16, 2020

We had one resident and four employees test positive today.  The residents' family has been notified, and they have been placed on transmission precautions.  The affected employees have been removed from the schedule, they are now self quarantining at home.

December 15, 2020

We had two employees test positive today.  The affected employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

December 13, 2020

We had two residents test positive today.  The affected residents families have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.

December 12, 2020

We had two residents test positive today.  The affected residents have been placed on transmission precautions and their families have been notified.

December 10, 2020

We had five employees test positive today. The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

December 9, 2020

We had three residents and one employee test positive today. The affected residents have been placed on transmission precautions, and their families have been notified. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

December 8, 2020

We had one resident and two employees test positive today. The affected resident has been placed on transmission precautions, and their family has been notified. The employees have been removed from the schedule and they are self quarantining at home.

December 7, 2020

We had two employees test positive today. The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at home.

December 6, 2020

We had one employee test positive today. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

December 2, 2020

We had fourteen residents and one employee test positive today, their families have been notified and they have been placed on transmission precautions. The employee has been removed from the schedule and is quarantining at home.

December 1, 2020

We had four residents and two employees test positive today, their families have been notified and they have been placed on transmission precautions. The employees have been removed from the schedule and are quarantining at home.

November 30, 2020

We had one resident test positive today, their family has been notified and they have been placed on transmission precautions.

November 29, 2020

We had one resident test positive today, their family has been notified and they have been placed on transmission precautions.

November 28, 2020

We had three residents test positive today, their families have been notified and they have been placed on transmission precautions.

November 27, 2020

We had an employee test positive today, the employee has been removed from the schedule and is self quarantining at home.

November 25, 2020

We had eight residents and two employees test positive today. The families of the affected residents have been notified, and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions. The employees have been removed from the schedule and are self quarantining at homeWe continue to follow all CDC and Dept. of Health guidelines for proper PPE use, frequent hand washing, as well as daily screening of all employees entering the facility.

November 23,2020

We had two employees and one resident test positive today. The employees have been removed from the schedule and are quarantining at home, contact tracing has been initiated. The family of the resident has been notified, the resident has been placed on transmission precautions. Weekly testing of all employees and residents remains in place, in person visitation is on hold except for end of life.

November 20,2020

We had one employee test positive today, that person has been removed from the schedule and is quarantining at home. We had 5 residents test positive today, their families have been notified and they have been placed on transmission precautions.

November 19, 2020

We had three residents test positive for COVID-19 today, their family members have been notified and the residents have been placed on transmission precautions.

November 18, 2020

 We had two employees test positive today.  Both employees have been removed from the schedule and are quarantining at home.  We continue with weekly COVID testing for both employees and residents, daily screening of all employees upon entering facility, and we continue to follow guidance from the PA Dept. of Health and the CDC.  

November 16, 2020

We have had one employee test positive today. Affected employees have been removed from the schedule and are quarantining at home. Affected residents have been placed on transmission precautions and contact tracing has been implemented. We continue to follow CDC guidelines for mitigating the risk of this virus by maintaining strict infection control practices.

 November 15, 2020

We have an additional nine positive residents and three new employee test positive today. The families of the affected resident have been notified. The residents have been placed on transmission precautions and contact tracing has been implemented. Affected employees have been removed from the schedule and are quarantining at home. We will continue to follow CDC guidelines for mitigating the risk of this virus by maintaining strict infection control practices. We will continue to test our residents and employees until there are no positive cases.

November 14, 2020

Please be aware that we have had a new positive resident test result. The families of the affected resident has been notified.
The resident has been placed on transmission precautions and contact tracing has been implemented. We will continue to follow CDC guidelines for mitigating the risk of this virus by maintaining strict infection control practices. We will continue to test our residents and employees until there are no positive cases.

November 12, 2020

We have an additional resident with positive COVID test result today.  The family has been notified and the resident has been placed on transmission precautions.  We will continue to test our residents and employees until there are no positive cases.

November 11, 2020

We have additional residents and staff members with positive COVID test results today. We continue to follow CDC guidelines to mitigate the risk of virus spread and maintain strict infection control measures. We will continue to test our residents and employees until there are no positive cases.

November 10, 2020

We have additional residents and a staff member with positive COVID test results today. We continue to follow CDC guidelines to mitigate the risk of virus spread and maintain strict infection control measures. We will continue to test our residents and employees until there are no positive cases.

November 9, 2020

We have additional residents and staff members with positive COVID test results today. The families of the affected residents have been notified. The staff members have been removed from the schedule and contact tracing has been initiated. Everyone in the facility is being tested. The residents who tested positive will be tested every two to three days. Testing will continue until there are no positive cases. Affected residents are being treated in a separate area of the facility. We continue to follow CDC guidance and all mitigation efforts remain in effect.

November 8, 2020

We have additional positive COVID test results in our facility today.  The families of the affected residents will be notified. The staff members have been removed from the schedule and contact tracing has been initiated.   Weekly testing for both employees and residents is currently in place.  All mitigation efforts remain in effect, daily screening of employees. proper PPE for employees and use of our quarantine unit.

November 6, 2020

We have six positive COVID test results in our facility today. Every family who has a resident affected will be notified individually. Testing for both employees and residents is currently in place and will continue weekly until the outbreak is resolved. All visits except virtual visits are now on hold until further notice. Any resident who has tested positive will be placed on transmission precautions.  

October 23, 2020

COVID testing cycle for all employees was completed 10/21/2020. All test results have returned negative.  

September 27,2020

Our last round of test results have come back negative for residents and staff.  We will continue to follow CDC and Department of Health guidance.  We will resume our monthly testing of staff.  We will continue with current screening processes upon entry to facility, also requiring universal masking and shielding when in building.

September 12, 2020

One additional staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Resident visitation has been temporarily suspended until further notice. This does not apply to End of Life and Compassionate Care Visits.

August 17, 2020

Outdoor visitation available by appointment only. All visitors must social distance, wear a mask, and have their temperature taken. View our reopening plan page.

August 6, 2020

The results of Round Three mass testing— are all negative. We will now only test for symptomatic residents and employees.

July 31, 2020

*Claremont's Reopening Plan has been added to our COVID-19 menu, please note CLAREMONT IS IN STEP 1, OUR PLAN WILL BE UPDATED AS APPROPRIATE.*

July 28, 2020

Through our most recent round of mass testing, we have received negative results for all residents and employees. Our staff continue to remain vigilant and follow CDC and Department of Health guidance to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our facility.

July 18, 2020

Through our mass testing as the results are being analyzed, we currently have two employees without symptoms who have tested positive for COVID-19. They have been removed from the schedule to quarantine at home and contact tracing has been initiated.  

We have two residents with a positive COVID test result.  Both residents have been placed on transmission precautions and their families have been notified. Our staff continue to remain vigilant and follow CDC and Department of Health guidance.

July 15, 2020

We have an additional employee with a positive COVID test result.  Employee was in full PPE when they last worked in the facility. The employee will remain at home to recover. Any person who was or is considered to have had close contact with this individual has been or will be contacted by the building. We continue to remain vigilant and follow CDC and Department of Health guidance. With the assist from the Medical Reserve Corps, we are conducting universal testing of our residents and employees.

July 08, 2020

We have an additional employee with a positive COVID test result.  Employee was in full PPE when they last worked in the facility. The employee will remain at home to recover. Any person who was or is considered to have had close contact with this individual has been or will be contacted by the building. We continue to remain vigilant and follow CDC and Department of Health guidance.

July 06, 2020

We had two employees with positive COVID test results, the employees were in full PPE when they last worked in the facility. The employees will remain at home to recover. Any person who was or is considered to have had close contact with these individuals has been or will be contacted by the building. We continue to remain vigilant and follow CDC and Department of Health guidance.

July 1, 2020

We had an employee report a community acquired positive COVID test result. The employee will remain at home to recover. Any person who was or is considered to have had close contact with this individual has been or will be contacted by the building. We continue to remain vigilant and follow CDC and Department of Health guidance.

June 28, 2020

We had an employee report a community acquired positive COVID test result. Please be aware the employee does not have direct resident contact. The employee will remain at home to recover. Any person who was or is considered to have had close contact with this individual has been or will be contacted by the building. We continue to remain vigilant and follow CDC and Department Of Health guidance.

June 23, 2020

As of June 23rd, our facility has resumed hospital admissions to our dedicated isolation area-Transitions Unit. To prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus, Claremont continues to abide by all CDC and DOH guidelines. Prior to admission, every new resident will have received two negative COVID-19 test results.  New residents will remain in their rooms for a 14 day observation period. They will be asked to wear masks when staff are providing direct care in their rooms; hygiene, medication administration, therapies and meals. Per CDC and DOH guidelines, we are still unable to accept visitors.

June 18, 2020

We have received an employee positive test result today. This employee had no direct resident contact. We continue to follow all CDC and DOH Guidelines.

June 2, 2020

The 5/28/20 & 5/29/20 COVID testing results for Claremont residents & employees have ALL returned negative.

May 28, 2020

With the assistance of the Pennsylvania National Guard, we began Universal COVID-19 testing of our residents and employees.

May 22,2020

No additional staff have tested positive for COVID-19, to date no residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

May 12, 2020

No additional staff have tested positive for COVID-19, to date no residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

April 13, 2020

One additional staff member tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to two. Both are currently not working, and are in isolation. To date, no residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

April 9, 2020

One staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member was at home when the symptoms developed. To date, no residents have tested positive for COVID-19. We are, and have been, actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 since March 14, 2020 and are working with our local and state health departments.