Important Information Regarding Pinecrest Manor

We currently have no COVID-19 positive staff or residents and no residents experiencing respiratory symptoms. Due to current regulations, visitation will remain restricted except end of life compassionate care. This is still the requirement for nursing homes even though our county is in the green phase.

Due to current regulations, visitation will remain restricted except for hospice or compassionate care. This is still the requirement for nursing homes even though our county is in the green phase.

We continue to follow the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health to reduce the spread and impact of COVID-19 such as enhanced infection control precautions, screening residents, staff and essential personnel for symptoms, restricting visitation, postponing or carefully limiting communal activities including social distancing and other infection control precautions. As ever, keeping our residents and staff safe is our number one priority.

On June 9, 2020, Rachel Levine, MD, PA Secretary of Health ordered all staff and residents of any long term care facility be tested for COVID-19. Pinecrest Manor will begin testing as soon as possible and have all testing completed by July 24, 2020. Residents may be temporarily relocated to another room based on their COVID-19 test results. Should this need to occur, we will notify you as soon as possible.

This message will be updated when there are changes or new information. Due to government privacy requirements, we cannot divulge specific information about the individuals who have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 unless they are your family member and you have the necessary permissions to receive such information. In this case, we will contact you directly if your loved one is suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19.

We understand that connecting with family members is incredibly important to our residents. Family members are encouraged to connect with their loved ones through video chat, calling, texting or on social media.

Penn Highlands Pinecrest Notices and Restrictions

For the safety of our residents, visitors, and staff, PH Elk Pinecrest Manor has implemented the following restrictions and/or closures:

  • Penn Highlands Elk Pinecrest Manor are restricting all visitors as per the requirements set forth by the CDC and DOH.
  • All necessary vendors must self-screen prior to entering the facility.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources

If you have traveled out of the USA, or to an area within the USA that is currently affected by COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19, or have these symptoms: Fever, Cough, Trouble Breathing.

DO NOT VISIT THE NURSING HOME FACILITY

1. Call your Primary Care Physician
2. Utilize MyQCareNow for virtual visits with one of our providers. You may CLICK HERE, to go to MyQCareNow.


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