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[UPDATE 6-3-20] The health and safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority.

June 3, 2020

Dear Residents and Families:

The health and safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority. As we continue to face the uncertainty and concern regarding the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we continue to follow the guidelines of the Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”), McHenry County Health, and Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”).

We are unfortunately reporting that one additional Resident at Eastgate Manor has tested positive for COVID-19. The Resident is currently at the hospital. At this time, a total of four residents and five staff that have tested positive for the virus. We had three Persons Under Investigation (PUI) presenting COVID-19 like symptoms. We received the results on all three and they were all negative. We are following IDPH and CDC protocols before the staff returns to the building. Our thoughts and prayers are with our Resident. We completed testing for our entire building on June 2nd and we should have the results by this Friday, June 5th. We will keep you informed of the test results.

To prevent further spread of the disease, Eastgate Manor continues to take the following measures:

  • Facilitating a deep clean of the entire facility, including all common areas
  • Restricting visitor access to the center
  • Screening all providers and staff members for symptoms such as fever daily before entering the building
  • We are closely monitoring all residents for symptoms or change in condition

We are coordinating our efforts with the McHenry County Department of Health to promptly identify and monitor individuals who have had recent contact with our COVID-19 positive individual to prevent further spread within our facility and community. We will contact you if your loved one is suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19.

We are committed to providing you with a safe and healthy environment. Please feel free to call with any questions.

Sincerely,

Jason Benedict
Executive Director
Eastgate Manor Supportive Living
(847) 458 – 4516

Rose Green
Director of Resident Care
Eastgate Manor Supportive Living
(847) 458 – 6496

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