CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) INFORMATION UPDATE

Last Updated Friday, February 3, 2023
(This webpage is updated as needed.)

We wanted to provide you updated information related to Tel Hai’s infection prevention methods and our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yesterday, we were informed that one, non-direct care Meadows Health Care Center team member tested positive for COVID-19.

For current cases, please scroll down and click on “COVID-19 Current Cases.”


COVID-19 Vaccine Information

VACCINE INFORMATION FOR TEAM MEMBERS/CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Vaccination Statement: Tel Hai Retirement Community requires all employees to receive their annual flu shot and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless he/she has an approved medical or religious exemption. Upon hire, an employee must have their flu shot and their first dose of a two-dose series COVID-19 vaccination.  Their second dose must be received within 6 weeks of hire.

For Families & Visitors

MEADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER VISITATION INFORMATION:

In-person visits are ongoing for family members/friends of residents residing in Meadows Health Care Center. Visitors may enter the community at the East Entrance (1200 Tel Hai Circle), follow signage to the Chapel parking area, and enter the building at the Main Healthcare Center Entrance. All visitors must pass a COVID-19 screening immediately before the visit using the AccuShield kiosk.

Anyone visiting Meadows Health Care Center is reminded they may not visit when ill; if they were in close contact or exposure to someone with COVID-19 during the prior 10 days; if they are undergoing testing for COVID-19; or if they were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the prior 10 days. Even if they have met community criteria to discontinue isolation or quarantine (typically 5 days), visitors should not visit if they have not met the same criteria used to discontinue isolation and quarantine for residents (typically 10 days).

Mask requirements are determined by the CDC’s “County Transmission Rate.”  Masks must be worn when “County Transmission Rate” is High or the facility is in a COVID-19 outbreak.  Signage regarding masking requirements will be posted at the kiosk in the main lobby.  Please be prepared to wear a mask (if required) for each visit as masking requirements may change.

Questions on COVID-19? Contact Janice Williams, Meadows Health Care Center Administrator, by calling (610)-273-9333 ext. 2011 or emailing jwilliams@telhai.org


LAKEVIEW PERSONAL CARE VISITATION INFORMATION:

In-person visits are ongoing for family members/friends of residents residing in Lakeview Personal Care. Please refer to signage at the entrances regarding masking requirements.

Visitors may enter the community at the East Entrance (1200 Tel Hai Circle), follow signage to the Chapel parking area, and enter the building at the Main Healthcare Center Entrance. All visitors must pass a COVID-19 screening immediately before the approved visit. Outdoor visits are preferred and may take place on the front porch or patio areas.

Questions on COVID-19? Contact Cynthia Dallara, Lakeview Personal Care Administrator, by calling (610)-273-9333 ext. 2101 or emailing cdallara@telhai.org


For Residential Living Residents

COVID-19 TESTING:

As a Residential Living resident, if you choose to get tested for COVID-19 outside of a hospital stay, we ask that you please communicate this to a member of the Residential Living team as soon as possible, even if your test results are pending. 

COVID-19 Current Cases

Last Updated Friday, February 3, 2023

Current Cases of COVID-19 in Meadows Health Care Center:
0 Residents, 1 Team Member

Current Cases of COVID-19 in Lakeview Personal Care:
0 Residents, 0 Team Members

*We are currently following the “Criteria for Return to Work for Health Care Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19” guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for team members who have tested positive for COVID-19.

For more information:

  • If you have COVID-19 questions related to Residential Living, please contact Katie Buck, Residential Living Administrator, at 610-273-9333 ext. 2012.

  • If you have COVID-19 questions related to Lakeview Personal Care, please contact Cynthia Dallara, Lakeview Personal Care Administrator, at 610-273-9333 ext. 2101.

  • If you have COVID-19 questions related to Meadows Health Care, please contact Janice Williams, Meadows Health Care Center Administrator, at 610-273-9333 ext. 2011.