HERMISTON — in COVID-19 virus continues its way to new jobs and institutions, providing long-term care in Hermiston.
According to the health Oregon state a weekly report that contains data to July 26 and was released on Wednesday, July 29, sun in Hermiston was added to the list of congregate institutions in Oregon who have had three or more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The report listed six cases associated with the object.
Carrier pam, who is Director of public Affairs for the elderly, said that they are working with the County health Department and other agencies to address the outbreak, including regularly checking the temperature of tenants and closely monitoring their symptoms. She said that now the residents are in their rooms, in addition to essential trips such as medical appointments.
“Our residents were paratroopers, they really are”, she said. “But it was hard for them.”
She said they help residents get-togethers with family and friends via video chat, to help alleviate some of the isolation. Not only pandemic was hard on the residents, she said, but it was also hard on employees who have to be very careful isolating yourself at home during their off hours, and family residents.
“We are grateful for all their patience and understanding,” she said.
Regency Hermiston nursing and rehabilitation center remained on the list of OHA from outbreaks nursing home, with 52 confirmed cases associated with the site, with residents, staff, or close contacts. The report listed five deaths of the residents of the Regency, which was positive for COVID-19, but on the sixth death was announced Umatilla County public health on Tuesday, July 28.
In the email The East Oregonian Has last week, David bake Regency said the March to prevent the introduction of COVID-19 through a variety of measures such as temperature checks and regular testing of staff and residents.
After the first positive test on July 8, he said, they worked with the Department of health to complete the testing of residents and employees.
“We will continue to work with the government of Oregon and the Department of health medical personnel to take appropriate action to protect our residents and staff, and to meet this extraordinary challenge in compassion and understanding,” he said.
The house the angel in Hermiston was not specified in the report of the OHA, but on July 28, Umatilla County health announced the death of a resident there who had been diagnosed with COVID-July 19 to July 25.
Tyson Frantz from home the angel said in an email that the house was in close contact with the administration of health insurance and other institutions. He said COVID-19 put them on “high alert”, but has not changed its mission to care for people.
“Every inhabitant of the house of the guardian angel test at least once daily for any symptom COVID-19”, – he wrote. “Any resident expressing even a single symptom gets COVID-19 test and is entering a period of protection to avoid infecting others, until he received the test result. Positive test reporting resident came only when the blanket was tested for all residents and employees.”
She also reported outbreaks of the workplace during the week. The list includes workplaces with 30 or more who had at least five Affairs that are associated with them through people testing positive or close contacts of those employees testing positive after exposure to the worker while they were sick. The number of cases during the pandemic, and jobs taken from the list after 30 days without new cases.