January 19 2021

Update for Tuesday, January 19, 2021

This communication provides an update on the current COVID-19 cases at Stonehill Communities Health Center.

Stonehill Communities continues to follow guidelines from CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services), IDPH (Iowa Department of Public Health and CDC, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in our country. We recognize this continues to be an ever evolving situation. All residents at the Stonehill Health Center are monitored regularly for symptoms of COVID-19. Residents are tested when displaying symptoms of COVID-19 and are also tested weekly as part of this surveillance. Residents on the units where positive cases occurred are being tested daily during the suspected incubation period. Contact tracing is also being performed for positive cases.

All Stonehill Communities Health Center residents who test positive for COVID-19 are offered the bamlanivimab (BAM) infusions. Stonehill Communities is receiving this from MercyOne.

Stonehill Communities Health Center COVID-19 Cases as of 1/19/21

Number of Positive Resident Cases: 20 Positive; 19 Recovered

Number of Positive Employee Cases: 13 Positive; 78 Recovered

Number of Residents Tested w/ COVID-19 symptoms or Surveillance Tested (including pending): 109 (4 Pending)

Number of Employees Tested for COVID-19 for Symptoms or Exposure (Including Pending): 273 (6 Pending)

Many residents and staff received their second COVID-19 vaccine at the clinic on Monday, January 18. The third vaccine clinic (for those who received a first dose January 18) will occur on February 8, 2021.

The continued safety and health of Stonehill Communities residents and staff is important to us, for a complete list of mitigation efforts on our campus click here: https://www.stonehilldbq.com/covid-19-mitigation-efforts-at-stonehill-health-center/

All previous COVID-19 updates can be found on our website at: www.stonehilldbq.com/coronavirus.

If you have questions please contact Peggy Stockel, V.P. of Operations/Administrator or Matt Jahn, Director of Health Services at 563.557.7180.