May 10 2021

Update for Monday, May 10, 2021

Today, Monday, May 10, we learned an additional Stonehill employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is currently off work following public health guidelines. Per CMS, Stonehill is currently in "outbreak status," which is defined by CMS as one or more positive cases of COVID-19 in a resident or employee. This requires Stonehill to suspend visits, with the exception of end-of-life visits, until surveillance testing of all Health Center employees and residents can occur. We will send an additional communication with full COVID-19 testing numbers once surveillance testing is complete.

** Please note this is a change from Friday's communication that re-opened visits with the exception of 2 Southeast rooms. The additional case made another round of surveillance testing required.

As of today, May 10, there will be no resident visits at Stonehill Health Center until first round of testing is complete(with the exception of compassionate care/end-of-life visits). Stonehill Communities will communicate when all surveillance testing is complete and if there are no additional COVID-19 cases visits may resume at that time. Please contact social work staff if you have questions.

Thank you for your understanding as we continue to follow CMS guidelines and work together to keep residents and staff safe.

If you have any questions regarding visitation or our ongoing precautionary measures you may contact Peggy Stockel, V.P. of Operations or Matt Jahn, Director of Health Services at 563-557-7180. We thank you for your continued help as navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic.

Thank you,

Peggy Stockel
V.P. of Operations/Administrator

All previous updates can be read at: https://www.stonehilldbq.com/coronavirus/