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CMS Notification

Notification of NEW positive by 5pm after first triggering event

Date: 5/30/2022

New Positive COVID-19 cases: 7

Total Number of Positive COVID-19:  7

Total Number of Triggering Events: 1

Notification of NEW trigger event 3 or more staff/residents with new onset symptoms within 72 hours:

Date: 5/30/2022

Trigger Event of three or more residents/staff with new onset of symptoms within 72 hours: 0

Total Number of Positive COVID-19: 0

Total Number of Triggering Events: 0

Weekly notification:

Date: 5/30/2022

Weekly update: Kent Healthcare is participating in every other week staff testing with the National Guard and ODH. The center received it's testing machine and is following all testing requirements set forth by CMS.

Total Number of positive COVID-19 cases: 84

Total Number of Triggering Events: 22

What We're Doing to Prevent the Spread

During this national COVID-19 pandemic, Kent Healthcare and Rehabilitation continues to follow the guidance set forth by the CDC and Ohio Department of Health in addition to collaboration with the local county health department. The center continues to screen employees and essential workers/visitors, adhere to hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, and cough etiquette (e.g., cover nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing, dispose of tissues in waste receptacles), monitor resident respiratory status, follow current infection control standards of practice and educate residents and employees on the signs/symptoms prevention and spread of the virus. This center continues to be committed to transparency with notification and providing the best possible care for your loved ones.