Visitation Update 8/19/22

Visitation Update

August 19, 2022

Please review carefully and play it safe for the residents? well-being!

The transmission rate for Lycoming County is HIGH and positivity rate is 18%!  The COVID pandemic continues.  There have been several staff COVID cases in July.

Please review the parameters listed below prior to visiting and share with family and friends.

  • Do not visit if you are ill or have been exposed to COVID-19!
  • (TWO) 2 visitors per resident for in room visits
  • No visitors may enter the Bistro or the Beauty shop nor stand in the nursing unit areas
  • Groups of three (3) or more visitors will need to visit in a designated area; please call ahead to discuss.
  • The Courtyard is open; must inquire with front desk for access; please social distance; if not, you must wear a mask
  • Visits do not need to be scheduled and may occur any day of the week and length of visit is not restricted.
  • If visiting before or after the time of reception desk hours, please ring the bell to the right of the main entrance door to gain entrance.
  • Must screen in at the kiosk PRIOR to your visit and SIGN OUT when leaving the facility – Please ask for assistance when exiting the building. 
  • Surgical masks are available at the front desk and need to be used for the duration of your visit.
  • Visits may occur ONLY in the resident room or lobby area for visitors. Open common areas may be used-please adhere to the round social distancing signs on the floor
  • If chairs are needed for room visits, please inquire with the front desk
  • Must socially distance, always wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), pull privacy curtain in the room, and may not walk the halls.
  • Please respect mealtimes ? 7:00 a.m. ? 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. ? 1:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • No visitors may enter the Bistro; please wait in the resident room or in the lobby area
  • Children under 5 years of age should visit in the lobby area.

Please keep in mind the COVID risks when taking residents outside the facility on a Leave of Absence (LOA) or social outing.  Please notify the Therapy Department for LOA training!

COVID-19 Vaccination with Booster is considered to be ?up to date? and highly recommended!