Important Information Regarding Pinecrest Manor

April 9, 2021

Visiting will be Monday through Friday during the following times:

Monday: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00-3:00 PM and 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00-3:00 PM and 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

If a resident or employee would test positive, visitation for that neighborhood may be altered. We will continue to communicate the most up to date information through our dedicated phone line at 788-8606 and our website.

Please call the Activity Department at 788-8492 to schedule your visits at least 24 hours in advance.

Pinecrest Manor will continue to COVID-19 test staff and residents per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH), and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) guidelines and recommendations.

We have 1 active confirmed COVID-19 resident cases. Our cumulative total since the start of the pandemic is 25 confirmed resident COVID-19 case. We have 0 residents experiencing respiratory symptoms within a 72-hour period.

We have 1 active confirmed COVID-19 staff member. Our cumulative total since the start of the pandemic is 46 confirmed staff COVID-19 cases. We currently have 0 staff with new onset of respiratory symptoms within a 72-hour period.

If resident(s) test positive, we will notify resident(s) and their representative(s) of their condition and implement safety protocols for their care and treatment. We also follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), including return to work guidance, for staff who test positive.

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.

To receive this information in the form of a recorded message, please dial 814-788-8606 or via this webpage. 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.

Please contact Jessica Sidelinger, PH Pinecrest Manor Activity Director, at 814-788-8492 to schedule a video chat.

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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