CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) INFORMATION UPDATE

Last Updated Tuesday, June 1, 4:00 PM
(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.

MASK WEARING:

      • REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS: All individuals— regardless of vaccination status— are still required to wear a mask upon entry to Meadows Health Care Center, Lakeview Personal Care or Adult Day Services. Therefore, when visiting, working, or living within those spaces, all team members, residents, guests, vendors, visitors, etc. are still required to wear a mask.
      • IF YOU ARE FULLY* VACCINATED: Individuals who are fully vaccinated may go “maskless” in indoor and outdoor spaces on the Tel Hai campus.
      • IF YOU ARE UNVACCINATED: Individuals who are unvaccinated are still required to wear their mask in all indoor spaces. For outdoor spaces, unvaccinated individuals are still required to wear their mask when they are within 6-feet of others.

For all previously announced COVID-19 positive cases, please scroll down and click on “COVID-19 Cumulative Positive Cases” for a complete, historical listing.


COVID-19 Vaccine Information

THIS SECTION: Last Updated Tuesday, June 1, 4:00 PM

VACCINE INFORMATION

In partnership with Stauffer’s Pharmacy, Tel Hai Retirement Community held multiple vaccine clinics that were made available through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership program.  Any future clinics will be announced here.

For Families & Visitors

THIS SECTION: Last Updated Tuesday, June 1, 4:00 PM


MEADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER VISITATION INFORMATION:

In-person family visits have resumed 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.

CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT
through our online scheduling portal at SignUp Genius!

  • Visits are limited to 60-minutes and can be held in the Chapel or outside (weather permitting).
  • Visits can be scheduled:
    • Monday through Friday- 9 AM to 7 PM
    • Saturday- 9 AM to 3 PM
    • Sunday- 1 PM to 4 PM
    • *Schedule is subject to change.
  • Questions related to visits?  Contact Raychel Dunfee, Meadows Administrative Assistant, by calling (610)-273-9333 ext. 2444 or emailing rdunfee@telhai.org

REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS: All individuals— regardless of vaccination status— are still required to wear a mask upon entry to Meadows Health Care Center, Lakeview Personal Care or Adult Day Services. Therefore, when visiting, working, or living within those spaces, all team members, residents, guests, vendors, visitors, etc. are still required to wear a mask.

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:

REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS: All individuals— regardless of vaccination status— are still required to wear a mask upon entry to Meadows Health Care Center, Lakeview Personal Care or Adult Day Services. Therefore, when visiting, working, or living within those spaces, all team members, residents, guests, vendors, visitors, etc. are still required to wear a mask.

OUTDOOR VISITS:  All residents may have visitors unless the resident is on a quarantine for possible COVID-19 exposure.  No appointment is required.

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.  The screening includes temperature checks, respiratory status questions and COVID-19 disclosure using the AccuShield kiosk. After passing a screening, visitors will be directed to proceed through the Chapel to reach Lakeview Personal Care and should go directly to the resident’s room.

      • Outdoor visits are preferred and may take place on the front porch or patio areas.
      • Visits will be available from:
        • 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM Monday thru Friday
        • 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Saturday
        • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Sunday
      • If possible, limit visits to one hour, to minimize congestion in the community.  Two visitors per resident at a time. Visits are not allowed during meal times or in the dining rooms.
      • Masks are required at all times indoors in common areas and hallways, regardless of vaccination status. After the visit, visitors are requested to go directly to the exit and sign out at the kiosk. We request that everyone use hand sanitizer prior and at the end of the visit.
      • Please Note: A positive case of COVID would negatively impact our ability to continue in-person visits.  Visitors are not required to have a vaccine to visit, but we encourage everyone to get vaccinated when they have the opportunity.

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

THIS SECTION: Last Updated Tuesday, June 1, 4:00 PM

PROGRAMMING & RESIDENT ACTIVITY GUIDANCE:

Wellness programming has resumed, including the opening of the Garrett Community Center Pool and StoneCroft Aquatics Center. This includes regular in-person programming as lead by the Wellness Team, Pastoral Care Team and Life Enrichment Committee. For updated programming changes, please refer to the most recent communication below:

Download Wellness Programming Update- May 27, 2021

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. 

CULINARY SERVICES IN-PERSON DINING REOPENING:

Culinary services has fully reopened all dining venues.  Please refer to the documentation below for Culinary Services.

Download Culinary Services Update- June 1, 2021

COMMON AREAS, ROOMS & SPACES:

All COVID-19 restrictions related to occupancy limits of gatherings, public spaces, culinary venues, etc., have been lifted. Resident activities and use of spaces can resume to pre-pandemic capacity. If you have questions related to space usage, please contact Allyson Welsh, Director of Wellness & Resident Services, directly at 610-273-9333 ext. 2765 or email her at awelsh@telhai.org

TEL HAI SHUTTLE & TRANSPORTATION:

All individuals— regardless of vaccination status— who are utilizing Tel Hai Shuttle Services and Tel Hai Transportation Services are still required to wear a mask inside the vehicle.

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY GUIDANCE:

If you have questions related to your volunteer activity, please contact Amy Whary, Volunteer Coordinator, directly at 610-273-9333 ext. 2010 or email her at awhary@telhai.org

COVID-19 Cumulative Positive Cases

Last Updated Tuesday, June 1, 4:00 PM

Listed below are the cumulative COVID-19 cases at Tel Hai since the beginning of this pandemic.  The last date noted above indicates the last change to the numbers below.


RESIDENTS

Residential Living: 16 Confirmed, 16 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Personal Care: 7 Confirmed, 5 Recovered, 2 Deaths
Skilled Nursing: 105 Confirmed, 90 Recovered, 15 Deaths
Total: 128 Confirmed, 111 Recovered, 17 Deaths

Current Active Cases of COVID-19: 0 Residents


TEAM MEMBERS

Residential Living: 7 Confirmed, 7 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Personal Care: 10 Confirmed, 10 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Skilled Nursing: 73 Confirmed, 73 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Total: 90 Confirmed, 90 Recovered, 0 Deaths

Current Active Cases of COVID-19: 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.


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Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- November 19, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- November 17, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- November 12, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- October 16, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- October 5, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- July 25, 2020

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Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- July 20, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- June 19, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- June 14, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- June 10, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Followup & FAQ- May 12, 2020

Coronavirus Information Update: Positive Case Statement- May 8, 2020

COVID-19 Community Video Address Archive

Please click below to watch this short video address
by Tel Hai President & CEO Dave Shenk, from February 17, 2021:


Please click below to watch this short video address
by Tel Hai President & CEO Dave Shenk, from October 19, 2020:


Please click below to watch this short video address
by Tel Hai President & CEO Dave Shenk, from August 12, 2020:


FAMILY MEMBERS OF MEADOWS & LAKEVIEW RESIDENTS:
Please click below to watch this short video address
by Janice Williams (Administrator, Meadows Health Care) and
Cynthia Dallara (Administrator, Lakeview Personal Care) from April 22, 2020:


Please click below to watch this short video address
by Tel Hai President & CEO Dave Shenk and
Executive Vice President for Resident Services, Karen Horning
from April 14, 2020:


Please click below to watch this short video address
by Tel Hai President & CEO Dave Shenk and
Residential Living Administrator, Katie Buck from April 3, 2020:


Please click below to watch this short video address
by Tel Hai President & CEO Dave Shenk, from March 20, 2020:

For more information:

  • Tel Hai COVID-19 Information Hotline (24 hours/7 days a week): 484-796-4862

  • 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.