Visitation to Resume for Second, Third and Fourth
Floor Residents at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility May 5
Published: May 04, 2021 at 06:45 p.m.
The Lewis County
Residential Health Care Facility will resume in-person visits on Wednesday,
May 5, for residents of the second, third and fourth floors at the
Visitation was suspended on
April 27, following an outbreak of scabies cases on the first
A Broadblast notice issued to family members this evening
notes that the facility has completed treatment for scabies on all
residents in the facility, and no cases of scabies have been identified on
the second, third, or fourth floors, allowing normal visitation to those
floors to resume on Wednesday.
have not been any new cases identified, first-floor residents required
treatment a second time and will
continue to be monitored
for resolution of symptoms. This means that the first floor will not be
able to reopen for in-person visits until Friday, May 7th. First-floor
family members will be notified via Broadblast
when the floor reopens
are needed to visit. Visitors must sign in and out when they visit and
follow the core principles of COVID-19 infection prevention. This includes
maintaining six feet of social distancing, hand washing and sanitizing, and
wearing a facility-issued face mask. If visitors do not follow the core
principles, they will be asked to leave the facility.
additionally reports that no new COVID-19 cases have been detected amongst
residents or staff.