Coronavirus Updates: Visitor Information

Please make sure that you review our visitor policies prior to visiting, and follow all of the guidelines.
Honesty is a core value at Redstone and is very important in our infection control processes. When you visit one of our campuses, please complete the screening process in the front lobby truthfully. All visitors must enter through the front lobby for screening. Visitors who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 or who have been exposed to someone known to have tested positive are not permitted inside our facilities. Visitors must wear face masks at all times, as should the residents that they are visiting.

 

Covid Updates as of 1/30/2023

For the week of 1/22-1/28 we had the following COVID Positives related to the Greensburg campus:

2 employees who work throughout the buildings

1 personal care resident

3 skilled nursing residents

1 personal care employee

Because of these cases the Skilled Nursing Center and Personal Care remain in what is considered to be “outbreak status.” While this does not impact our visitor policies or procedures, visitors should be aware that there remains some risk of exposure to the Covid-19 virus when visiting our campuses. At this time our other campuses and units are not in outbreak status. If you are feeling unwell, please delay your visits to residents.

Covid Updates as of 1/16/2023

During the week of 1/8 – 14, 2023, we had two employees and four residents from the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greensburg test positive for the Covid-19 virus. At this time this is the only level of care that remains in outbreak status. We are also seeing cases of influenza across our levels of care. Please consider delaying your visit if you are exhibiting cold and flu symptoms. Visitors are reminded that visiting areas of our communities that are in outbreak status may result in increased risks of exposure to infectious disease.

Covid Updates as of 1/12 2023

At this time our Personal Care Home in Greensburg has gone for two weeks with no additional positive Covid cases and has cleared outbreak status. Likewise, our Murrysville and North Huntingdon Personal Care Homes are not in outbreak status. Our Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greensburg continues to see Covid cases among residents and employees, and now is experiencing a number of influenza cases. For this reason, we have reactivated the use of N95 masks for employees in this unit, along with eye protection. We encourage you to practice mitigation through careful hand washing and mask wearing when in public spaces, along with making sure that you are up to date with your Influenza and Covid vaccines. Visitors should be aware that visiting in our facilities, especially the Skilled Nursing Center, may risk exposure to these viral diseases.

Covid Updates as of 12/19 2022

We continue to have sporadic positive cases in the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greensburg among residents and team members. Therefore, this level of care remains in “outbreak status” requiring regular testing until we are able to go two weeks without any additional positive cases. Visitors to the Skilled Nursing Center should be aware that visitation may result in exposure to the Covid-19 virus.

Over the past two days we have had two positive cases in residents of our Personal Care Home in Greensburg. Because of this, these cases also move this level of care back into “outbreak status” requiring regular testing. Therefore, visiting in this level of care may also result in exposure to the Covid-19 virus.

As you are aware, cases of Covid, RSV, and the Flu are on the rise. If you have any symptoms of these viruses, please do not visit in any level of care in order to protect our residents. Remember to wear your masks to limit exposure, practice best handwashing techniques, and get your vaccines and boosters when you are eligible.

Covid Updates for November 16, 2022

We want to provide some updates related to COVID-19 in our buildings during the month of November. Our Greensburg campus remains in “outbreak status,” with a total of 10 residents in the skilled nursing and rehabilitation center testing positive over the past week, along with 6 employees in this building. Our Murrysville and North Huntingdon campuses remain free of outbreak status, however, one employee on the North Huntingdon campus tested positive in recent days. These numbers do not include positives among our Independent Living residents, since these are not considered to be reportable. We also note that we have had a number of team members test positive for the flu in recent days.

These cases do not change the visitor status for our buildings in any way, but visitors should know that visiting on our campuses does create some risk for exposure to Covid-19 and Influenza. Visitors and those who a part of our Redstone communities are encouraged to remain up-to-date with their vaccination status and continue best practices of hand washing, avoiding crowds, and masking up as needed.

Covid Updates for October 16, 2022

We are happy to report that we are no longer in outbreak status on our North Huntingdon or Murrysville campus.

The Greensburg campus remains in outbreak status, and therefore visitors should be aware that visiting may result in exposure to Covid-19. We had a recent visit from the RISE Team, a group sent out by the Department of Health to evaluate infection control practices and Covid response. The team indicated that Redstone is following all appropriate procedures for infection control and mitigation, and had no suggestions for improvement.

It is important to remain vigilant in keeping your Covid vaccination status up to date, as we continue to deal with this virus.

Please note the following reportable cases on our Greensburg campus:

10/6 – 1 Greensburg employee tested positive

10/7 – 1 Greensburg employee tested positive

10/8 1 Greensburg employee and one Redstone@Home employee tested positive

10/10 – 1 Greensburg employee tested positive

10/11 2 Greensburg employees and four residents in the Skilled Nursing Unit second floor tested positive

10/12 2 Greensburg employees tested positive

10/14 – 1 Greensburg employee and 1 Greensburg Morrison employee tested positive.

In addition to these cases, we have had independent living residents test positive, however, these cases are not reportable.

Covid Updates for October 5, 2022

Over the past few days, we have had a total of 5 residents in our Skilled Nursing Unit, 1 Skilled Nursing Unit staff person, and 4 Independent Living residents on the Greensburg campus test positive for Covid. Visitors are advised that risk for exposure to the Covid virus is possible during visits on the Greensburg campus. We continue to encourage our residents and their families to remain up-to-date with their Covid boosters, and to wear masks when the risk of exposure is high.

Covid Updates as of August 23, 2022

We have had a number of new Covid cases in the month of August as the positivity rates continue to rise in the region. In addition to the cases reported below, there have been some cases among Independent Living residents and in employees who did not have exposure to residents. As per state guidelines, we are required to report only cases related to our clinical levels of care.

Our residents and employees continue to be protected by vaccines and boosters, showing relatively mild symptoms. Please remember to stay up to date with your boosters and delay your visits if you are feeling unwell.

On August 2nd two additional staff members tested positive, one in Greensburg PC and one in North Huntingdon PC.

On August 5th an additional employee tested positive in Greensburg PC.

On August 11th a resident tested positive in North Huntingdon PC.

On August 16th a team member tested positive on the Greensburg campus.

On August 22nd a resident tested positive in the Murrysville Terrace.

Covid Updates as of 8/1/2022

Despite the high levels of Covid transmission in the external community, our strong vaccination and infection control policies have helped us to hold the line here at Redstone. Recently, representatives from the state RISE Program (infection control experts) visited our Murrysville campus and noted several best practices in infection control in the way that Redstone sets up isolation zones. They indicated that they would take what they saw here at Redstone and share it with other senior living communities as a model. We’re very happy when we receive feedback like this!

We do want to report the following cases over the past two weeks:

Two external healthcare providers who care for residents at Redstone tested positive

One member of the Morrison team who visits all of our campuses tested positive

Three additional Greensburg employees tested positive

One member of the Rehabilitation team tested positive

Three members of the Administration tested positive

If we have no additional positive tests, our “outbreaks” will end in Skilled Nursing in Greensburg on August 9, and the Personal Care Home in Greensburg on August 10th, in the Murrysville Personal Care Home on August 8th. This means less frequent testing in these areas. The North Huntingdon campus is not currently in outbreak status.

Thank you for continuing to avoid visiting if you are feeling well, or if you have had known exposure to Covid.


Covid Updates for Monday, July 18, 2022

We have seen a number of additional cases in team members over the weekend. The current variants are highly transmissible. Although those who are vaccinated may still “get Covid,” those who are vaccinated and boosted have a much better chance of not being as sick or being hospitalized, and even reduction in risk of death. Please keep up to date with your boosters, wear your mask in public, and avoid visiting if you are feeling unwell.

On July 11, an additional North Huntingdon employee tested positive.

On July 12, a Murrysville Personal Care resident and one additional North Huntingdon employee tested positive.

On July 13, a Redstone@Home employee tested positive, along with a transportation aide.

On July 14, two additional employees from the Murrysville campus tested positive.

On July 15, a Redstone@Home employee and a member of the Genesis rehab team tested positive.

On July 17, a resident of the Murrysville Personal Care Home tested positive.

Covid-19 as of Friday July, 15th

Case numbers in Westmoreland County are rising again most likely due to new variants. The majority of those being treated at the hospital remain those who are unvaccinated. Make sure that you are vaccinated and appropriately boosted to protect yourself from severe disease. Remember that visiting at Redstone may result in exposure, and we request that if you are symptomatic that you delay your visit until you are well.

On July 12, one resident of the Murrysville Personal Care Home tested positive. Three North Huntingdon employees tested positive on this date as well.

On July 13, one transportation aide tested positive.

On July 14, two Murrysville employees tested positive.

Covid-19 Updates as of 7/8/22

We continue to see limited positive cases of Covid-19, especially in our employee community. When visiting Redstone, please know that there is some risk of exposure to Covid while in our buildings. We continue to ask that visitors refrain from visiting if they are experiencing any symptoms of Covid, the flu, or other communicable diseases. We have the following cases to report over the past week:

A Redstone@Home employee tested positive on 6/29 with no exposure to residents.

One Murrysville employee tested positive on 6/30 with no exposure to residents.

An additional Greensburg employee tested positive on 7/4 with no exposure to residents.

Two Murrysville employees tested positive on 7/5 with no exposure to residents.

An employee of Genesis Rehabilitation tested positive on 7/5.

An employee of the Skilled Nursing Unit in Greensburg tested positive on 7/5 with no exposure for residents.

A resident of the Skilled Nursing Unit tested positive on 7/7.


Covid Case Updates 6/27/22

We are happy to report that despite seeing occasional cases, both our Murrysville and North Huntingdon campuses have cleared their official “outbreaks” according to state guidelines. As always, visitors are reminded that visiting on our campuses (as in most public places) creates increased risk of exposure to Covid-19. As a note, we also want to clarify that cases reported on this website are cases that we are required to report as per state guidelines. An occasional case among our administrative staff where no resident contact has occurred, will not be reported here. Likewise, cases among Independent Living residents are not reported individually, since independent living is not a regulated level of care. We continue to see that among vaccinated and boosted employees and residents, symptoms of Covid-19 are mild and usually do not require hospitalization.

Over the past week we have the following cases to report:

On 6/21, one additional Greensburg team member working in both the Nursing Home and Personal Care tested positive. On 6/22 an additional Personal Care team member in Greensburg tested positive. On 6/26 one team member in North Huntingdon tested positive but there was no exposure to residents. As always, thank you for your delaying your visits if you are feeling unwell.

Covid Case Updates 6/20/22

We have four additional team members to report this week, and no additional resident cases. On 6/13, one employee of the Skilled Nursing Home tested positive. On 6/15 an additional team member in the Nursing Home in Greensburg tested positive along with a team member in North Huntingdon. On 6/16 an additional team member in Greensburg tested positive. Visitors are reminded to not visit if exhibiting any symptoms of Covid-19, and to remember that visiting on our campus does create risk of exposure to Covid-19.

Updates for 6/13/2022

We have had no additional positive cases on the North Huntingdon campus so that campus has now officially cleared “outbreak status” according to state guidelines. On the Murrysville campus we have had one additional staff member test positive so that campus remains in outbreak mode. On the Greensburg campus we have had 2 additional Skilled Nursing residents and one team member test positive, so that campus, too, remains in outbreak status. Visitors are reminded to refrain from visiting if symptomatic for Covid, and are required to mask in Redstone communities. The CDC has now changed the guidelines for those over 50, and full vaccination now includes two doses of booster. Make sure you are vaccinated and boosted to protect yourself and those you love.

Covid Updates for 6/6/2022

It appears that our cases have continued to slow over the past week. We continue to encourage caution when visiting and are requiring face masks for all those who visit in our buildings while the case numbers remain high. Reportable cases here at Redstone over the past week include the following: One team member in the Skilled Nursing Unit on May 29th, one employee in Personal Care in Greensburg and one employee in Skilled Nursing in Greensburg on May 31st, an additional employee in Greensburg Personal Care on June 1, three additional employees in the Skilled Nursing Unit on June 2nd, and one additional employee on the Greensburg campus on June 4th. Thank you for your ongoing support and cooperation.

Covid Updates for 5/31/2022

We are happy to report that we saw fewer positives on our campuses over the past week. On Monday, 5/23, one additional North Huntingdon staff member tested positive. On Friday, 5/27, one additional staff member tested positive in Murrysville. On Saturday, 5/28, an additional Murrysville staff member tested positive. Also on Saturday 5/28 an additional resident of the Skilled Nursing Unit in Greensburg tested positive.

We remind visitors that during this outbreak, visiting in our communities may bring the risk of exposure to Covid-19. If you are feeling unwell, please delay your visits with the residents. Masks are now required again for visitors across our Redstone communities. Thank you for your cooperation.

Covid Updates for 5/20/2022

We have several additional COVID cases to report over the past few days. On Tuesday May 17th, three additional residents in the Murrysville Personal Care Home tested positive, along with four residents in the Greensburg Personal Care Home. Two team members in Greensburg also tested positive. On Wednesday, May 18th, one additional team member tested positive in Murrysville and one in Greensburg. On Thursday, May 19th, one additional resident tested positive in the Murrysville Personal Care Home.

We remind visitors that during this outbreak, visiting in our communities may bring the risk of exposure to Covid-19. If you are feeling unwell, please delay your visits with the residents. Masks are now required again for visitors across our Redstone communities. Thank you for your cooperation.

Covid Updates for May 16, 2022

We have had several additional positive Covid cases to report to you from over the past few days.

May 11: One staff member in the nursing home in Greensburg, one resident in Personal Care in Greensburg.

May 12: One staff member in the nursing home in Greensburg

May 13: One staff member in Murrysville Personal Care, one resident in Greensburg Personal Care

May 14: One staff member in Greensburg Personal Care, and three additional residents in Greensburg, Personal Care, along with one staff member in North Huntingdon Personal Care.

May 16: One staff member in the Nursing Home in Greensburg, and one resident in the Greensburg Personal Care Home.

These cases are all related to our clinical areas of care. We have had a few additional cases in non-clinical areas, which are not reportable as per state guidelines.

In most cases, symptoms are mild and manageable in those who are up to date with their vaccinations.

Because the positivity level of cases in Westmoreland County is now 12.69%, we have had to increase our mitigation efforts across our communities. Visitors must now wear masks when entering our communities and moving about public spaces. Masks must be worn at all times while visiting in clinical units. Masks may be removed when visiting in Independent Living residences. Independent Living residents are strongly encouraged to wear face masks when in public spaces here and in the external community.

Please be cautious about visiting if you have any symptoms of Covid. Your care and consideration helps to protect our residents. We continue to encourage everyone to be fully vaccinated, including boosters when eligible, to provide maximum protection against this virus.

Covid Updates for May 11, 2022

We continue to see new Covid cases across our campuses. To reiterate, symptoms tend to be mild within our highly vaccinated community. At present, we have two additional residents in the Skilled Nursing Unit who have tested positive, along with one team member. We have two residents who have tested positive in the Garden Level of the Personal Care Home in Greensburg. We have one team member who has tested positive in Murrysville, and 1 resident in the North Huntingdon Bridge Unit of Personal Care. Please remember that visiting within our communities does create a risk of exposure to Covid-19 so we continue to encourage vaccination and boosting. Please do not visit if you have symptoms of Covid, flu, or other illness. Remember that face masks are still required when visiting in our clinical areas. Thank you


Covid Case Updates for May 3, 2022

Unfortunately, the outbreak on our North Huntingdon campus has continued and we have seen a total of 37 positives between staff and residents in the Personal Care Home, including Terrace. There have been no cases in Independent Living apartments.

We have a much smaller outbreak on the Greensburg campus, with two residents and one team member testing positive today in the Skilled Nursing Unit.

At this time there is no impact on visitation because of these outbreaks, but visitors are advised to wear masks and to be aware of the possible risk of exposure to Covid-19 while visiting. We continue to implore visitors to not visit if you have signs or symptoms of Covid 19, the flu, stomach viruses or colds.

Covid Case Updates for Thursday, April 21, 2022

The North Huntingdon campus has seen increased cases of Covid-19 as a total of 10 residents in Personal Care and Terrace and six team members have now tested positive. Gratefully, because we have been diligent in following guidelines for vaccination and boosting, residents and staff are doing well at this time. We are following the guidance of the PA Health Department in PA Han 627 in setting up isolation zones in appropriate areas and engaging in testing protocols for residents and team members. Families of those who have tested positive have been contacted, along with those who were a part of our contact tracing process. At this time there is no impact on visitation because of this outbreak, but visitors are advised to wear masks and to be aware of the possible risk of exposure to Covid-19 while visiting. We continue to implore visitors to not visit if you have signs or symptoms of Covid 19, the flu, stomach viruses or colds.



Covid Case Updates for Wednesday, April 20, 2022

As of today, Wednesday, we had one additional team member test positive in our Personal Care Home in Greensburg. There were three more positive resident tests in our Terrace Unit in North Huntingdon, along with two additional team members in North Huntingdon. There are no changes to visitation at this time. Please do not visit if you have symptoms of flu, Covid, or stomach viruses.

Covid Case Updates for Monday, April 18, 2022

Over the weekend we had three employees from the North Huntingdon campus test positive for Covid, along with one resident of the Terrace unit on that campus. All steps are being taken to mitigate this outbreak and testing is occurring. In addition, we have several cases of an intestinal virus on our Murrysville campus. Again, we would implore our visits to not visit if you are feeling unwell, and wear masks during your visits to further protect the residents. Thank you for your cooperation.

Covid Case Updates for Monday, April 11, 2022

Over the past two days we have had four employees on the Greensburg campus and one resident of the Skilled Nursing Facility test positive for Covid. In an abundance of caution we have tested all residents and employees in the Nursing Facility and have found no additional cases. We also have a number of residents on this campus experiencing colds, the flu, and a stomach virus. Please use caution when visiting and consider wearing a mask at all times to help protect the residents.

Covid Case Updates for Wednesday, April 6

On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, a member of our Greensburg employee team tested positive for Covid-19. It has been determined that there was no exposure to residents and no further restrictions are required due to this case.

Covid Case Updates for Friday, February 11

We are pleased to report that our increased case levels have slowed over the past week. The North Huntingdon campus has had no additional positive cases over the past two weeks, so they have “cleared their outbreak,” a term used by the Department of Health to define case levels in long term care communities. On both our Murrysville and Greensburg campuses we have had NO additional resident positives over the past week; strong evidence that we have been able to control the spread of the virus. We did have two employees on the Murrysville campus and two on the Greensburg campus test positive over the past week. We continue to follow state guidelines for testing across all of our campuses, and will continue to provide you with updates.

Covid Case Updates for Wednesday, February 2

Three additional Skilled Nursing Facility team members tested positive today, along with one Murrysville team member.

Covid Case Updates for Tuesday, February 1

Two additional team members affiliated with the Skilled Nursing Facility tested positive today.

Covid Case Updates for Monday, January 31

Two additional residents in our Murrysville Terrace tested positive today.

Covid Case updates for the weekend, Saturday January 29 and Sunday, January 30

Three additional team members tested positive in Murrysville over the weekend, and one additional in Greensburg.

Covid Case Updates for Friday, January 28

Today one additional Terrace resident tested positive in Murrysville and one additional team member in Greensburg.

Covid Case Updates for Thursday, January 27, 2022

Today, one additional employee and one Courtyard resident tested positive on our Greensburg campus and one additional Terrace resident tested positive on our Murrysville campus.

Covid Case Updates for Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Since our last update, we have had three additional Greensburg employees test positive, along with one resident in the personal care area. On the Murrysville campus we have had four staff members test positive, along with four residents in the Terrace area. Despite these positive cases, the indicators are encouraging that the Omicron outbreak has peaked and we are moving from a pandemic to an endemic. Please also note that your best defense against any variant of Covid remains being fully vaccinated, AND up to date with your booster. Stay safe, stay warm, and wear your mask!

COVID Case Updates for Monday, January 24, 2022

This morning we had one additional Greensburg employee, and one Redstone@Home employee test positive for Covid-19. None of these current cases impact visitor policies at Redstone.

COVID Case Updates Friday, January 21, 2022

Since our Wednesday report, we have had two additional employees test positive on the North Huntingdon campus, and three employees from the Greensburg campus. There was one additional resident positive in the Skilled Nursing Unit in Greensburg.

COVID Updates for Wednesday, January 19, 2022

As expected, the number of Covid positives that we are seeing continues to grow. We have seen several new staff positives: 2 in North Huntingdon, and 7 in Greensburg. We also have two new resident positives: one in Personal Care in Murrysville and one in Skilled Nursing in Greensburg. None of these cases impact visitor programs at Redstone.

In our efforts to control the spread, we are recreating a Covid unit in the Skilled Nursing Home. In order to do this, several residents were relocated today. We appreciate the residents and the families who have faced these challenges with us. This unit will better support infection control and will consolidate our staff to one area.

Because of the additional positives in North Huntingdon, we are moving this campus, too, to widespread outbreak testing. Residents in Personal Care and all employees on this campus will be tested weekly. We will continue this testing until we go two weeks with no additional cases.

Our teams are stretched extremely thin at this time. We know that you are running out of patience with these challenges, but we asked for your continued understanding and support as we make our way through this time together.

Please note that because of these recent cases, we are not holding activities or events that cross levels of care in our buildings. We are also requiring masks for all of our sponsored in-house entertainment and events (much like they do at the Benedum or other venues.) Families, please make sure that you are wearing your masks throughout your visits at Redstone, and if transporting family members in your car.

Note the following visitor policies:

  • Visiting hours are now 9 am to 8 pm daily across all other levels of care.
  • All visitors must enter through the front lobby for screening including a temperature check. Visitors may exit through any exit.
  • Visits must wear face masks when moving throughout our buildings, and when visiting in our clinical units (nursing home and personal care.) Visitors in Independent Living are encouraged to leave face masks on during their visits.
  • Visitors to Independent Living may now visit with residents in public areas, including the dining room.
  • As per state guidelines, visitors in clinical units may not visit the public areas of the clinical units (i.e. the dining rooms.)
  • Residents who have been fully vaccinated may elect to have close contact, including touch, with their visitors during their visit. Hand hygiene must be performed before and after touch and masks must be worn.
  • Virtual or Window Visits must be scheduled using Redstone’s online visitation registration system, https://redstonefamilyvisitscheduler.as.me/.

For full details of our current visitor policy, please read our visitor information linked below by campus.

Greensburg Location

ALL UNITS – in person visits available as per visitor guidelines. Virtual visits may be scheduled on the website for out-of-town families.

North Huntingdon Location

ALL UNITS – in person visits available as per visitor guidelines. Virtual visits may be scheduled on the website for out-of-town families.

Murrysville Location

ALL UNITS – in person visits available as per visitor guidelines. Virtual visits may be scheduled on the website for out-of-town families.