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20 residents, two others test positive for COVID-19 at Westmoreland County care facility – WTAE Pittsburgh

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PITTSBURGHS BREAKING NEWS TEAM HAS LEARNED THERE ARE 20 HOMEOWNERS AT WESTMORELAND MANOR WHO HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19. COUNTY AUTHORITIES STATE THOSE CASES CAME FROM POINT OF CARE TESTING AND A LOT OF THE PATIENTS ARE ASYMPTOMATIC. ALL STAFF AND RESIDENTS ARE BEING TESTED COMPLETED BY TOMORROW MO.

20 citizens, two others test positive for COVID-19 at Westmoreland County care facility.
According to a news release from county authorities, a number of the cases are asymptomatic.

Upgraded: 5:40 PM EDT Sep 21, 2020.

Twenty residents, an agreement staff member and a staff member have actually tested favorable for COVID-19 at Westmoreland Manor, a care center operated by Westmoreland County. According to a press release from county authorities, many of the cases are asymptomatic. Check out the complete press release from Westmoreland County below: “On September 16, 2020, Westmoreland Manor, in accordance with the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), began routine testing of personnel, consisting of agreement staffing, dependent on the degree of the coronavirus in the community. Westmoreland Manor has discovered that a person contract personnel and one Manor worker have actually checked positive for COVID-19. In addition, 20 citizens have actually now checked positive for COVID-19 based upon Point-of-Care testing. A number of these cases are asymptomatic.” All staff and citizens will continue to be tested in accordance with recommendations from CMS and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Department of Epidemiology. Checking is set up to be completed by tomorrow early morning. All staff and residents that evaluated unfavorable will be retested every 3 to 7 days up until screening determines no new cases of COVID-19 infection among personnel or locals for a period of at least 14 days given that the most recent positive outcome. As detailed in the Phased Reopening Plan, the center will halt in person visitation and will re-evaluate the ability to reinstitute the in person visits in 14 days. Window check outs will be permitted depending on the individual homeowners test results.” Throughout this pandemic, the health and wellness of all residents and staff has been the Manors highest top priority, and we are happy to have actually been a facility without resident cases for over 6 months, during the worst parts of this pandemic. The Manors employees will stay vigilant about its screening protocols and infection control treatments and will continue to keep an eye on all locals and personnel.”.

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Twenty residents, a contract personnel member and an employee have actually tested positive for COVID-19 at Westmoreland Manor, a care facility operated by Westmoreland County.
According to a press release from county officials, numerous of the cases are asymptomatic.

Check out the full news release from Westmoreland County listed below:.
” On September 16, 2020, Westmoreland Manor, in accordance with the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), began regular testing of personnel, consisting of agreement staffing, dependent on the degree of the coronavirus in the neighborhood. Westmoreland Manor has learned that a person contract staff and one Manor worker have evaluated positive for COVID-19. In addition, 20 residents have now evaluated favorable for COVID-19 based upon Point-of-Care screening. A lot of these cases are asymptomatic.
” All personnel and residents will continue to be tested in accordance with suggestions from CMS and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Department of Epidemiology. All personnel and homeowners that checked negative will be retested every 3 to 7 days till testing recognizes no brand-new cases of COVID-19 infection amongst staff or citizens for a period of at least 14 days considering that the most current positive result.
” Throughout this pandemic, the health and wellness of all locals and personnel has been the Manors highest concern, and we are happy to have been a facility without resident cases for over 6 months, throughout the worst parts of this pandemic. The Manors staff members will stay alert about its screening protocols and infection control treatments and will continue to keep an eye on all citizens and personnel.”.

ALL STAFF AND RESIDENTS ARE BEING TESTED COMPLETED BY TOMORROW MO.

20 residents, two others test positive for COVID-19 at Westmoreland County care facility.
Twenty residents, a contract staff member and a worker have evaluated positive for COVID-19 at Westmoreland Manor, a care facility run by Westmoreland County. All staff and citizens that evaluated unfavorable will be retested every 3 to 7 days up until testing recognizes no brand-new cases of COVID-19 infection amongst staff or locals for a period of at least 14 days since the most current favorable result.” Throughout this pandemic, the health and safety of all homeowners and personnel has been the Manors greatest top priority, and we are proud to have actually been a facility without resident cases for over 6 months, during the worst parts of this pandemic. All staff and locals that tested negative will be retested every 3 to 7 days till screening determines no brand-new cases of COVID-19 infection among personnel or locals for a duration of at least 14 days since the most current favorable outcome.