Weekly Update – September 2, 2021

Stonehill Communities has identified a new positive COVID-19 case in a Health Center employee. There are currently 3 active COVID-19 cases in the Health Center. Visitation status has not changed. We continue to be in outbreak status, identified by CMS as 1 or more cases of COVID in staff or residents. Our outbreak status and surveillance testing will continue until we go 14 days with no new cases.

At this time, visitors are allowed except in the 3rd Floor Household. Only pre-approved compassionate care/end of life visits will be allowed in 3rd Floor Household. If you have questions about visits please contact a social work staff member.

Please continue to schedule your visits with our social work team by emailing shcresidentvisits@stonehilldbq.com. Outdoor visits are encouraged as weather permits.

Please see below for full testing numbers.

If you or someone you know needs information on the COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in our community, please visit https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/567/COVID-19-Vaccinations.

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.

Thank you,

Peggy Stockel
V.P. of Operations/Administrator

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

COVID-19 test results at the Stonehill Communities Health Center, as of September 2, 2021:

Number of Positive Resident Cases: 1 Resident; 61 Recovered

Number of Positive Employee Cases: 2 Employees; 118 Recovered

Number of Residents Tested w/ COVID-19 symptoms or Surveillance Tested (including pending): 166 (2 Pending)

Number of Employees Tested for COVID-19 for Symptoms or Exposure (Including Pending): 350 (0 Pending)

COVID-19 test results at the Stonehill Communities Assisi Village, as of September 2, 2021:

Number of Positive Residents at Assisi Village: 0 positive; 3 recovered; 0 pending

Number of Positive Employees at Assisi Village: 0 positive; 8 recovered; 0 pending

Help us Grow Our Team and Get a Referral Bonus

You can help us grow our Stonehill team! Residents, resident family members, and Wellness Center members are now eligible to receive a $100 referral bonus when they refer an individual to Stonehill who is hired as a new employee. Applicants have the opportunity to list who referred them on their job application. The bonus will be paid out to you when the new employee has reached 90 days. For a list of open positions, visit