Weekly Skilled Nursing Update, Ogdensburg, for the week of February 26
United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Ogdensburg currently has no active cases of COVID-19 among residents. There were two new staff cases this week with no known resident exposure. These are the only active cases at the facility. These staff members will be quarantined for at least 14 days.
Resident testing has been initiated due to the positive cases and will continue weekly for at least 2 weeks. Staff testing will remain at twice-weekly per New York State mandate.
It is anticipated that limited visitation will be resumed on March 15 unless new positive cases arise. A safety plan is being finalized and details regarding the visitation process can be found here: www.unitedhelpers.org/visitation-ogdensburg.
Many thanks to the dedicated staff who continue to care for our residents during these difficult times.