Covid Update 6.30.21

HOPKINS CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE

New Positive Employee Confirmed Cases

Notification to Residents, Representatives, and Family Members

Date: 06/30/2021

To Our Residents and Family Members

We want to inform you  that at Hopkins Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, to date, 06/30/2021 has 0 new case of positive COVID-19 amongst our residents and  0 new 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 assistance with making a visitation appointment, please call our Visitation Facilitator,
Sabena Belle, at 929-399-9692.

Visitation space is available outdoors and indoors.
❏ 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!
Visitation appointments are available 7 days a week.
Please contact our Visitation Facilitator, Sabena Belle at 929-399-9692, to pre-schedule your visit appointment.
Walk-ins are welcome, however we suggest you call our Visitation Coordinator prior to your visit.
Compassionate visits/In-room visitation will be granted on a case by case basis.

To schedule an in-person visitation appointment or a FaceTime virtual appointment, please contact: Sabena Belle, Visitation Facilitator at 929-399-9692.

Thank you for your cooperation and we are excited to welcome you back to Hopkins Center!

We are offering the COVID-19 vaccination to all new and readmitted residents on-site!

Please contact our Admissions Department for more information (718) 694-6700 X714