While of serious concern to all ages, the elderly are particularly at risk and susceptible to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19)! Various MFLA nursing home and rehab facilities in the area, such as Stanleytown Health & Rehab and Riverside Health & Rehab below as well, have issued press releases concerning this matter.
To read the RIVERSIDE HEALTH & REHAB press release, please click below: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Important-Update-from-Riverside-Health---Rehabilitation-Center.html?soid=1130163448740&aid=PJ_F_E33j9M
In addition, similar facilities have additional policies in place, effective immediately per their representatives, such as MULBERRY CREEK (formerly BLUE RIDGE HEALTH & REHAB) in Martinsville: No visitors, not even family, until further notice. However, they will allow communication by phone to relay to you how your loved one is doing.
BLUE RIDGE THERAPY CONNECTION IN STUART: Medically necessary visits allowed only, no outside laundry, and no outside gifts or food may enter the facility.
If your loved one is in a care facility, be sure to call that facility directly to be up-to-date on their latest policies as the circumstances regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to evolve. We will post more information as we receive it - Likes & Shares Appreciated!