Assisted living facility in Priceville contends with COVID cases
An assisted living facility in Morgan County has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases among both its residents and staff members.
A total of 13 cases and one death have been confirmed by a spokesperson of The Terrace at Priceville.
According to an official statement from the facility, no new cases among residents have been found during the latest round of testing, but the three staff members who have tested positive for the virus have quarantined away from the community.
“At The Terrace at Priceville, the safety and well-being of our residents and team members remains our top priority, and we continue to undertake regular community-wide COVID-19 testing,” a statement from the facility emphasized.
“We are encouraged to report that six of our residents have recovered and completed quarantine, and nine of our team members who were positive have recovered and returned to work.”
The statement goes on to say that one resident who tested positive for the coronavirus has died.
“Our dedicated professionals continue to actively monitor all residents and staff for signs and symptoms of COVID-19, including conducting frequent temperature checks, administering regular COVID-19 tests and implementing strict quarantine measures.
“We are working closely with local health officials and, consistent with the recommendations of and directives by the Centers for Disease Control, as well as federal, state and local regulatory agencies, we have implemented a number of infection-control protocols and precautionary measures throughout our community.”