COVID-19 Update – Protecting Residents & Staff During This Challenging Time:
Sterling Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center follows all guidelines as directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as our local and state health departments. We continue to adhere to the latest advisories with our top priority remaining as always to ensure the health, safety and well-being of all residents and staff at Sterling Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. We have implemented precautionary measures to ensure appropriate care is delivered to our residents in a safe, sanitary environment, including:
- No visitors. Other than our staff, only health care professionals who provide services to residents can access our facility.
- All deliveries are carefully accepted at designated areas only.
- No communal dining or group activities.
- All staff and visiting health care professionals wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while performing direct care as well as during all other duties throughout the work day.
- Screening of all staff and other health care professionals for COVID-19 symptoms, including taking temperatures, prior to the start of their shifts or before entering the facility.
- Assessing all residents based on COVID-19 based care guidelines for physicians and nursing personnel.
- Daily aggressive cleaning procedures that include regular disinfection of all surfaces and common touch points.
The facility will continue to work with local and state Department of Public Health and provide any additional updates to residents and their family members. For additional information regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), please view the CDC’s website – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html