Extendicare Health is closely monitoring the worldwide situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and continues to follow the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Alabama Department of Public Health and related agencies. We understand that this is an emerging and rapidly evolving situation, and we will adjust as necessary as the situation evolves.
April 2, 2020
Extendicare Health and Rehabilitation would like to take an opportunity to give an update. We have no new cases of Covid-19. We feel that the precautions that we have put in place are working and we are going to continue with these precautions. We take our guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the CDC. Our goal is to maintain the safety and health of our residents and staff.
March 18, 2020
To our Residents and Family Members:
Attached below is the latest guidance issued Friday, March 13, 2020, from the Department of Health and Human Services, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Immediately following the issuance of the new guidelines, Extendicare implemented a restricted visitation policy of all visitors and non-essential health care personnel except for certain compassionate care situations. Please read the attached guidance below.
We appreciate our residents, patients, families and friends of Extendicare for their understanding and patience as we work to ensure the safety of those we care for. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (334) 793-1177.
March 11, 2020
To Our Residents and Family Members:
We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may impact us here at Extendicare. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. At this time, we don’t have any cases in our community. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended a variety of steps that we are implementing to help reduce the potential for the virus to enter our building.