Our community has made the decision to continue with our visitor policy that only allows medically-necessary personnel or staff on property, without exception.
We’re fortunate that we had the foresight to plan for an event like this and believe it’s the reason we have kept our residents COVID-free entirely.
The Department of Health sent a team of seven nurses to our property last Friday, August 14th to swab all residents for COVID-19. We also have been getting materials from the state to administer tests every two weeks for staff. We’re proud to say that all staff and all residents tested NEGATIVE again! We had 100% participation from all residents and we’re glad they all continue to be health-conscious and cooperative.
We’re proud to say that we still are completely virus-free! The Department of Health recently visited our facility to assist us in getting all of our residents tested for COVID-19 again.
We’re proud to say that all residents and staff tested NEGATIVE! While this was the expected result since nobody is symptomatic, it’s a relief knowing that, with 100% certainty, our whole facility is COVID-19 free.
In the last six weeks since my last update, things on property have been calm and positive. I’d like to take this opportunity to share some of the good that we’ve been seeing. The big thing is that all staff and all residents have remained healthy with no cases of COVID-19 since our lone staff [...]
My office is always available for questions or concerns anyone might have as we are trying to be completely transparent during this process.
Although the timeline to normalcy seems vague, we hope this temporary phase is brief and we can welcome visitors safely soon.
Given the recent developments, A Banyan Residence bans all visits on the property except for staff and essential medical personnel only with immediate effect.
A Banyan Residence is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as its impact continues to spread. COVID-19 is a factor when we think about safety, group interaction, and visitation.