In the letter, St. Leonard’s executive director, Jennifer Gibson, said they notified public health officials and are working closely with them to monitor and report active cases.
“Given the high-risk population we serve, we have put into place — and continue following — numerous preventive measures, per guidance from the CDC and public health officials,” the letter stated.
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Those measures include restricting visitors, suspending communal activities, monitoring residents and staff for potential signs of COVID-19; requiring masks for all staff; and frequent handwashing and disinfecting common surfaces, according to the letter.
St. Leonard said it will provide updates at least weekly, and by 5 p.m. the following day when it has a confirmed or suspected case, and asked people to not be alarmed.
We have reached out to St. Leonard and will update this story once we receive a response.
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