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Published 04/18/2020
9:07pm

The Meadows Has Resident Test Positive for COVID-19 

Individual Transported to Memorial Healthcare for Observation

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One resident has tested positive for COVID-19 at The Meadows of Owosso. This individual has been transferred to Memorial Healthcare for further observation. All other residents are being isolated in their rooms and not participating in group activities. The total for Shiawassee County is 91 cases.
 
The Shiawassee County Health Department continues to work with healthcare partners, including long- term care facilities, during the current COVID-19 response. The Meadows is working closely with the Shiawassee County Health Department to ensure residents and staff are safe by following Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines. Health Department staff will continue to monitor this individual.

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The Meadows has implemented the following strategies to protect their staff and residents from the spread of COVID-19:  

• All employees are being screened, including temperature checks, upon entrance to the facility and must wear PPE during their shift

• We have increase symptom monitoring, including temperature checks from every shift to every four hours

• All communal spaces continue to be closed and residents are quarantined to their rooms

• A negative pressure unit has been established, any residents that develop symptoms of COVID- 19 will be transferred to this unit

COVID-19 is present in our community, the Shiawassee County Health Department urges residents to continue social distancing by maintaining 6-foot separation from others and continuing to follow the Governor’s Executive Order to Stay Home, Stay Safe. For COVID-19 related information please visit health.shiawassee.net.  

If resident family member have any questions, please contact The Meadows of Owosso at (989) 720-8823.

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