Submitted by Communications Team on December 30, 2020 - 4:35pm
Last night we were notified that a team member at the NeuroCare Campus tested positive for COVID-19 and is now on a 14-day quarantine. The team member last worked at NCC on December 24th. As a result of this:
- Special Tree has initiated contact tracing to identify, monitor, and support individuals who may have been exposed to the virus.
- We continue to track our client and staff pending and confirmed cases on the COVID-19 page of our website.
- We currently have no active cases of COVID-19 for clients at the NeuroCare Campus.
- Test results are pending from NCC's mandatory testing on Dec. 28th for all NCC clients and staff. Mandatory bi-weekly testing at NCC will resume on January 5, 2021 from 12:30pm - 5pm.
- Visitor restrictions are in place at NCC until Wayne County is no longer designated “red” for COVID-19 positivity rates.
- We are aggressively managing our supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are following best practices for disinfecting and cleaning our facilities. We continue to appropriately secure supplies in anticipation of routine needs such as the current flu season.
NeuroCare Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Update:
- CVS Pharmacy has confirmed it will be onsite at the NeuroCare Campus on January 7th from 11am - 5pm to administer the first dose of the Moderna vaccine to our NCC clients and staff. We are waiting for an assigned date from CVS to administer the second dose (stay tuned) at NCC.
- The COVID-19 Watch Team has been contacting clients at the NeuroCare Campus and their legal representatives to obtain consent to receive the vaccine and to discuss the Emergency Use Authorization form for the vaccine.
Residential/DayTreatment/Outpatient Services Update:
- A staff member from our Wayne County Day Treatment Services team at our Wabash facility remains on a 14-day quarantine following a positive COVID-19 test result on December 28th.
- All programming at our Wabash facility is cancelled until further notice.
- Additional precautions are in place at the Cottage and Riverview Residences only following the Wabash exposure which includes an in-home quarantine, full PPE usage, and suspension of all activities and therapy services.
- CORRECTION from 12/29 communication: Parkway Residential clients and staff were NOT exposed at Wabash and the home is NOT under quarantine.
- Post-exposure precautions are in place at our Williams Residence following a potential exposure from a Residential staff's family member. Precautions include an in-home quarantine, full PPE usage, and suspension of all activities and therapy services.
- A client at our Vocational Industrial Operations Center in Wayne is on a precautionary 14-day quarantine following a potential community exposure.
- Visitor restrictions are in place at all of our facilities until their counties are no longer designated “red” for COVID-19 positivity rates.
If you have any questions please reach out to your Case Manager or Residential Program Manager so that we can address your concerns. Thank you for your continued support as we work to keep our clients, staff, and communities safe.