CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) INFORMATION UPDATE

Last Updated Monday, November 29, 2021
(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.

Today, we were informed that one, residential living team member tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, November 28.  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.

We continue to encourage everyone to remain diligent about social distancing, wearing a mask and proper hand hygiene. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to vigorously enforce all safety and security measures in place.

MASK WEARING:

  • All residential living visitors & guests— regardless of vaccination status— are now REQUESTED to wear a mask when on campus in public areas, unless eating.
  • All residential living residents— regardless of vaccination status— are now REQUESTED to wear a mask when outside your own home, unless eating. This includes indoor public spaces.
  • All individuals regardless of vaccination statusare still required to wear a mask when indoors in Meadows Health Care Center, Lakeview Personal Care, and Adult Day Services, per the PA Department of Health and PA Department of Human Services requirements.

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 Monday, November 29, 2021

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION FOR TEAM MEMBERS/CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

On Monday, Sept. 13, Tel Hai shared about an important announcement related to team members and receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. As of November 30, 2021, Tel Hai Retirement Community will require all team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Currently, any new hires must also be vaccinated.  To read the full communication, please click on the button below:

Coronavirus Information Update: Vaccination of Team Members, Sept. 13, 2021

For Families & Visitors

THIS SECTION: Last Updated Monday, November 29, 2021


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.

Please note:

  • Regardless of vaccination status, all individuals are still required to wear a mask when indoors in Meadows Health Care Center, Lakeview Personal Care, and Adult Day Services, per the PA Department of Health and PA Department of Human Services requirements.
  • If a resident’s roommate is unvaccinated or immunocompromised (regardless of vaccination status), visits should not be conducted in resident’s room.
  • Visitors should not walk around different halls of the facility. Visitors should go directly to the resident’s room or visitation area.

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:

Lakeview Personal Care is welcoming visitors for residents.  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.
  • Indoor visits may occur in the resident room only.  No common areas should be used unless the resident resides in a semi-private room.
  • 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 in common areas and hallways, regardless of vaccination status. Social distancing (six feet) must be maintained away from other residents and team members.  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 Monday, November 29, 2021

RESIDENTIAL LIVING RESIDENTS & MASK WEARING:

All residential living residents— regardless of vaccination status— are now REQUESTED to wear a mask when outside your own home, unless eating. This includes indoor public spaces.

All residential living visitors & guests— regardless of vaccination status— are now REQUESTED to wear a mask when on campus in public areas, unless eating.

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. 

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.

COVID-19 Cumulative Positive Cases

Last Updated Monday, November 29, 2021

Listed below are the cumulative COVID-19 cases at Tel Hai since the beginning of this pandemic.


RESIDENTS

Residential Living: 26 Confirmed, 26 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Personal Care: 12 Confirmed, 10 Recovered, 2 Deaths
Skilled Nursing: 105 Confirmed, 90 Recovered, 15 Deaths
Total: 143 Confirmed, 126 Recovered, 17 Deaths

Current Active Cases of COVID-19: 0 Residents


TEAM MEMBERS

Residential Living: 9 Confirmed, 8 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Personal Care: 16 Confirmed, 16 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Skilled Nursing: 75 Confirmed, 75 Recovered, 0 Deaths
Total: 100 Confirmed, 99 Recovered, 0 Deaths

Current Active Cases of COVID-19: 1 Team Member

*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.


Coronavirus Information Update: Vaccination of Team Members, Sept. 13, 2021

Coronavirus Information Update: COVID POSITIVE Sept. 13, 2021

  • 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.

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    Tel Hai Retirement Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re located in Chester County in Honey Brook, PA. For specific questions, please contact Human Resources directly at 610-273-4611 or email hr@telhai.org

    (COVID-19 Vaccination Statement: Effective November 30, 2021, Tel Hai Retirement Community will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless he/she has an approved medical or religious exception.)

    WALK IN WEDNESDAYS: Nov. 17

    Our last ‘Walk In Wednesday’ is back on November 17, 2021! Simply stop by for an interview anytime from 7 AM to 7 PM, and get started on your future now!

    It’s like a quick and easy Career Fair… it’s an informal way for you to learn about open jobs at Tel Hai and for us to learn about you! No application or appointment needed.  Just stop by at your convenience or complete the quick form below to let us know when you’re coming!

    Now Hiring:

    • Resident Assistants
    • Home Care Workers
    • Housekeepers
    • Food Servers
    • Activities Associates
    • Nursing Positions: Certified Nursing Assistants, LPN’s & RN’s

    Location:

    • 8 min. from Compass
    • 16 min. from Morgantown
    • 20 min. from Coatesville

    Navigate to 1200 Tel Hai Circle, Honey Brook, PA and follow signage on campus to “Walk in Wednesdays.”  Questions? Call Luann Thomas, Recruiter, at 610-273-4611, email hr@telhai.org.

    Can’t make it?  Join us online now at www.telhai.org/careers to explore all jobs!



    (COVID-19 Vaccination Statement: Effective November 30, 2021, Tel Hai Retirement Community will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless he/she has an approved medical or religious exemption.)

    Tel Hai Retirement Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For specific questions, please contact Human Resources directly at 610-273-4611 or email hr@telhai.org.

    COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Booster Clinic Registration

    In partnership with Stauffer’s Drug Store of New Holland, Tel Hai Retirement Community is hosting a COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccination Booster Clinic on Wednesday, November 3 from 9 AM to 1 PM in the StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts.  (This clinic is for Tel Hai Team Members only!)

    Online registration is now closed.

    Stauffer’s will be administering the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please read the information below first, and then self-schedule using the provided form.


    IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

    In preparation for the clinic, please download, print out, and complete both of the forms below, which are required by Stauffer’s Drug Store.  Bring them with you to the clinic.  If you are unable to print, paper copies will be available at registration on the day of the clinic.

    STAUFFER’S SCREENING & CONSENT FORM

    ON THE CLINIC DAY:

    Please remember the following:

    – Come to the StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts (4000 Tree Line Drive, Honey Brook, PA) at your designated time. Please see the registration table in the lobby for check-in and paperwork.

    – Print out & complete both of the forms found above, as required by Stauffer’s Drug Store. If you cannot print them out, they will be available the day of the clinic.

    – Bring your vaccination card

    – Bring your health insurance card (if you have one)

    – Bring your prescription card (if you have one)

    – Bring your Medicare card (if you have one)

    – Bring your Driver’s License or State Issued ID Card

    Questions? Please contact Katie Buck, Residential Living Administrator at Tel Hai Retirement Community, at 610-273-9333 ext. 2012.

    (Please Note: Pending availability from our pharmacist, we may be able to also provide the Moderna booster for those who originally received the Moderna vaccine.  We will keep team members updated if/when this booster is available to us.)

    VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT: Nov. 4

    Tel Hai’s Hosting a VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT:

    Thursday, November 4, 2021
    8:30 AM – 6 PM

    REGISTER ONLINE NOW – CLICK HERE!


    What positions are we interviewing for?

    • Registered Nurse/RN Team Leaders- $32-$41.25/hour, full time & part time
    • Registered Nurse/RN Supervisor- (No Weekends!) $34-$36/hour, full time
    • Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN Team Leaders- $25-$33.25/hour, full time & part time
    • Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN Team Leaders (Personal Care)- $25-$28.88/hour, full time & part time

    What is a Virtual Hiring Event?

    Virtual hiring events are a great way for employers and jobseekers to connect, even if they aren’t in the same physical location. Hiring is a human process, and they would like to talk with you online (either through chat, on the phone, or video) to see if you’re a fit! Please click on the Zoom link provided (after you register for the Virtual Hiring Event through Indeed) to connect to the meeting. If you have any questions or problems you can also text us at 484-500-5073.

    Who is Tel Hai Retirement Community?

    Tel Hai is a non-profit Life Plan Community (continuing care retirement community) located in the beautiful countryside of Honey Brook, PA.  We have been providing high quality aging services for over 60 years.

    At Tel Hai, it takes a talented and diverse workforce to provide the quality services that are the foundation of our success. Team members work in a nurturing, challenging and rewarding environment while experiencing close connections with residents, family members and guests.  We provide a variety of career opportunities that are mission-minded and soul-enriching. We strive to hire the best people, then give them the tools and training they need to thrive.

    Tel Hai offers excellent perks and benefits (based on hours worked)  in addition to competitive wages and a friendly, supportive working environment.

    • $1,000 Sign-On-Bonus and Quarterly Perfect Attendance Bonuses
    • Growth & Supervisory Level Advancement Opportunities
    • Orientation Schedules & Onboarding Timelines that will meet your individual needs
    • Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarship Opportunities for you & your dependents
    • FREE On-Site Fitness & Aquatic Center
    • Daily Pay available
    • On-Site Child Care
    • Discounted Meals
    • Generous Paid Time Off
    • Medical, Dental, Life, Vision, Disability Benefits & Retirement Savings with company match
    • And more!

    Tel Hai Retirement Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re located in Chester County in Honey Brook, PA. For specific questions, please contact Human Resources directly at 610-273-4611 or email hr@telhai.org

    (COVID-19 Vaccination Statement: Effective November 30, 2021, Tel Hai Retirement Community will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless he/she has an approved medical or religious exception.)

    REGISTER TODAY: THE MOVING EXPO

    Wednesday, October 27, 2021: 1:00 – 3:30 PM
    StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

    Learn how to ready your finances, prepare your home to sell,
    and sort through all your ‘stuff’ to jumpstart your retirement future!

    If you’re thinking, preparing or in the process of moving… this event is for you! Gain valuable information from a slate of guest speakers— ranging from realtors to downsizers—and visit a variety of move-related vendors all in one place! We make it easy to transition out of your home and into Tel Hai.

    Dawnell Yoder, from Clutter Decline, will provide insightful solutions and sound advice related to ‘The Downsizing Journey.’ She’ll walk you through practical advice of how to sort, give, recycle, and remove your ‘stuff’ in preparation for a move.

    Event is hosted in StoneCroft Commons located at 4000 Tree Line Drive, Honey Brook. We are only 3 short miles east of Route 10 off Beaver Dam Road. Follow Beaver Dam Road to the campus of Tel Hai, then turn onto Tree Line Drive and follow signs to StoneCroft. Parking is available adjacent to the entrance.

    (Online event registration has now closed.  Registration has reached capacity.  To be placed on the ‘Waiting List’ for entry into this event, call Marketing at (484) 796-4262, email info@telhai.org.)

    (Please note- COVID-19 Precautions: The wellbeing of all individuals visiting, working and living at our community is our first priority. We follow guidelines set forth by the CDC.)


     

    REGISTER TODAY: ‘TASTE OF TEL HAI’ LUNCHEONS

    Join Residential Living Counselor Tracy Weaver as she shares about Tel Hai at an in-person ‘Taste of Tel Hai’ event.

    Learn more about the Tel Hai lifestyle and decide if it could be perfect for you! In addition to a delicious, complimentary lunch and presentation, you’ll explore the residential living options at our community and hear from the residents who live here. You will get a great overview of our Life Plan Community.

    Register online using the form below for the following date:

    • Thursday, January 27, 2022: 11 AM- RSVP by January 17
    • Tuesday, February 15, 2022: 11 AM- RSVP by February 7

    Note: Seating is limited, so please be sure to register early! Registration required.  Questions? Call Marketing at (484) 796-4262.

    (COVID-19 Precautions: The well-being of all individuals visiting, working and living at our community is our first priority. We follow guidelines set forth by the CDC.)


    Taste of Tel Hai Registration Form

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    JINGLE & MINGLE OPEN HOUSE: Tues., Dec. 14

    We’re all decked out for this joyous time of the year, and our residents are eager to share why they love the “Holidays at The Hill of Life!”  Join us on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. (The Tuesday, December 7 date is now at capacity.)

    Ring in the holiday season and join us for a delicious dessert reception, presentation and tours of community common spaces, amenities and well-appointed residential living accommodations.

    12:30 PM: Registration
    1:00 PM: Short Presentation & Dessert Reception
    1:30 PM- 3:30 PM: Open House

    Event begins at StoneCroft Commons located at 4000 Tree Line Drive, Honey Brook. We are only 3 short miles east of Route 10 off Beaver Dam Road. Follow Beaver Dam Road to the campus of Tel Hai, then turn onto Tree Line Drive and follow signs to StoneCroft. Parking is available adjacent to the entrance.

    To register, use the form below.  Seating is limited.  RSVP required by Dec. 6 for the Dec. 14 event.  Questions? Call Marketing at (484) 796-4262.


    COVID-19 Precautions: The wellbeing of all individuals visiting, working and living at our community is our first priority.  We follow guidelines set forth by the CDC.


    'Jingle & Mingle' Open House Registration Form

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    ‘CAREERS TO LOVE’ RECRUITMENT EVENT

    Get the SCOOP on Tel Hai!

    Hundreds of nonprofit senior living communities are hiring across Pennsylvania and Tel Hai is one of them!  On Wednesday, September 15, we’re joining with communities from across the Commonwealth to give future team members a behind-the-scenes look at Tel Hai!  You’ll explore ‘careers that love you back!’

    Simply stop by anytime from 8 AM to 7 PM, and get started on your future now! It’s an informal way for you to learn about open jobs at Tel Hai and for us to learn about you! No application or appointment needed.  If you want, you can also let us know when you’re coming using the form below!

    Event Features:

    • Giveaways & Prizes
    • Video Tours of Campus
    • Free Food- Grab ice cream and a quick treat on your way out!
    • Kids Korner- Bring your kids while you learn more!

    Now Hiring with NEW RATES:

    Event held at Tel Hai Retirement Community (Grandview Commons Building), 1301 Tree Line Drive, Honey Brook, PA and follow signage on campus. Questions? Call Luann Thomas, Recruiter, at 610-273-4611, email hr@telhai.org. (Tel Hai Retirement Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer. COVID-19 Precautions: We follow CDC guidance related to mask wearing and social distancing.)

    Can’t make it?  Join us online now at www.telhai.org/careers to explore all jobs!