At Anna Maria, the health and well-being of our staff and residents is our top priority. We are sad to confirm that yesterday morning one of our residents, an 85 year-old with significant health conditions, passed away at a local hospital after being treated for COVID-19. Our community is devastated by the loss, and our hearts go out to the family of that resident. HIPAA privacy guidelines prevent the sharing of personal patient information, but we can also confirm that we currently have 10 residents who have tested positive for the virus. Four of our staff members have also contracted the virus, and they are both recovering in isolation at home in accordance with CDC, CMS, and ODH guidance.
We continue to work closely with the Portage County Health Department and carefully follow the infection prevention and control guidance issued by the CDC, CMS, the Ohio Department of Health, and related directives from Governor Mike DeWine’s office for all our residents. We have converted our segregated rehab unit as an isolation and recovery area for our effected residents, and our Medical Director continues to monitor our residents and staff members.
As this crisis sweeps across the nation, our hearts are with our residents and their families as we continue to support our recovering residents, and care for our community of staff and residents.
Chris Norton and Aaron Baker
Administrators / Owners