Symphony Care Network recently named infectious disease expert Dr. Alexander Stemer to lead its system-wide COVID-19 crisis response task force, along with University of Chicago Medicine’s Dr. Stacie Levine, chief of the section of geriatrics and palliative care. With their leadership, the task force is working to identify advanced clinical strategies to counteract the spread of coronavirus and share the most effective treatments and procedures that will save lives. Watch Dr. Stemer discuss the steps our team is taking to care for our patients, and come back for regular updates. Dr. Stemer will address questions we’re hearing from Symphony families, so we encourage you to submit questions by emailing us at: [email protected].
Grateful to partner with the best infectious disease experts in their field in order to provide our guests, employees, and communities with accurate information as we work together to face the COVID-19 pandemic head on
States considering steps to mandate that skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) accept hospital discharges who may have or actually already have the coronavirus (COVID-19) should instead work to direct SNFs to create as many segregated COVID-19 units as possible, leaders of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) said.
Maple Crest Care Center in Belvidere shut down its visiting hours for visitors, meaning its residents lost physical interaction with their families.
A message of sincere gratitude from Symphony Care Network’s CEO, David Hartman. Your continued trust, support, and strength is invaluable to us. As we work together to prevent Covid-19 cases in our centers, please remain #SymphonyStrong.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma at an earlier address. This story has been updated to reflect the most recent developments: Federal authorities announced late Friday new restrictions on nursing home visitors in guidance aimed at protecting seniors from the novel coronavirus. In a press release and memo issued late Friday, the Centers for Medicare &…
Symphony facilities in northwestern Indiana are limiting visitation to minimize the risk of Covid-19 to their guests, loved ones, and communities.