Covid Update 4.6.21

HOPKINS CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE

New Positive Employee Confirmed Cases

Notification to Residents, Representatives, and Family Members

Date: 04/06/2021

To Our Residents and Family Members

We want to inform you  that at Hopkins Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, to date, 04/06/2021 has 0 new case of positive COVID-19 amongst our residents and  0new cases of employee. The no. of staff reported to have new onset respiratory symptoms [new set of three or more staff) within a 72-hours is/ are_0_   the no. of residents reported to have new onset respiratory symptoms [new set of three or more residents) within a 72-hours is/ are _0_

The safety and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority. We are doing what we can to limit the spread of COVID-19 within Hopkins Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare including staying in very close communication with local and state health officials to ensure we are taking all the appropriate steps under current circumstances.

We are taking steps based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reduce the spread and impact of COVID-19, such as:

  • Enhanced infection control precautions
  • Screening residents, staff, and essential visitors for expanded list of symptoms
  • Restricting visitation and entry of people to the building
  • Testing of residents and staff  for COVID-19 based on current protocols and availability of tests
  • Postponing communal activities
  • Enhanced disinfection of resident’s rooms, treatment/ care/work areas and other offices.
  • Provision of hand sanitizers and PPEs.
  • Periodic rein servicing of staff/ personnel on proper infection control practice.

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. We will contact you directly if your loved one is suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19.

We also 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. Should you need any assistance on this matter, you may reach Ms. Marina Filipyev, social worker director at 718- 694 -6700

 (Extension 739) or email address: MFilipyev @ hopkinscenter.com

This is a difficult time for everyone. We will continue to provide you with updates. Please know that we are adhering to guidelines from the local and state health departments, which continue to evolve as we learn more about this virus.  For more information regarding CDC guidelines we encourage you to visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov

We know that you may have questions and we encourage you to contact our center. Please call us at 718- 694 -6700, or check our website at www.hopkinscenter.com

Stay well and safe.

Sincerely, 

Ari Donowitz                                                                                                                                         

Administrator,

Hopkins Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare

We are excited to announce we are OPEN for In-Person visits accommodating all of our guests!

Please self-schedule your visit by clicking the button below. If you need any assistance, please
call our front desk switchboard and request them to schedule your visit.
All visits will require 24-hour advance registration.

❏ Our suggested visitation hours at this time are: Monday – Thursday 10:30-6:30, Friday
10:30-4:30, Saturday and Sunday 9:30-4:30
❏ Visits are limited to 30 minutes per guest, during peak hours.
❏ Visitation spaces will be made available indoors (All spaces are handicap accessible).
❏ Unfortunately we cannot accommodate our guests with the use of our restrooms.
❏ We request visitors to wear a mask throughout the visit; extra masks available on-site.
❏ All guests are requested to maintain a distance of 6-feet from other visitors.
❏ If any visitor fails to adhere to the protocol, he/she/they will be prohibited from visiting for
the duration of the COVID-19 state declared public health emergency
❏ We request all visitors share their address, phone number, and email address upon
scheduling your appointment so we can stay in touch!

If you would like to schedule a virtual visit, please reach out to the following:
Gregory Franklin, Director of Recreation at 718-694-6700 ext. 728 or via email
GFranklin@hopkinscenter.com
Thank you for your cooperation and we are excited
to welcome you back to Hopkins Center!!!
We are now accepting residents who wish to obtain their
Covid-19 vaccine on-site!
Please contact our admissions department
(718) 694-6700 x 714