Coronovirus: Updates & Visitor Information

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Updates

While the COVID-19 Pandemic is frightening, we want to assure you that we are confident in our ability to care for your loved ones at Redstone. This is an unprecedented time, but our highest priority is protecting our residents, their families, and our employees.

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 truthfully. Visitors who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 who have been exposed to someone known to have tested positive are not permitted inside our facilities. Unvaccinated persons should not enter our buildings after any exposure or when exhibiting any symptoms.

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COVID-19 UPDATES

Monday, February 19, 2024

We have the following Covid and Flu updates to share with you. You are reminded that visiting in our communities may result in increased risk of exposure to these viruses. If you are feeling unwell, please delay visiting with residents. Please note that cases among Independent Living residents are not reported due to the nature of independent living communities.

February 7:

1 Administrative Employee who visits buildings positive for Covid

February 8:

1 Skilled Nursing resident positive for Covid

February 10:

1 Skilled Nursing employee positive for Covid

1 Skilled Nursing resident positive for Covid

February 13:

1 Greensburg Personal Care employee positive for Flu A

February 15:

2 Skilled Nursing residents positive for Covid

February 17:

1 Greensburg Dietary employee positive for Covid

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

We are continuing to provide you with updated Covid and Flu data in accordance with state guidelines. Please be aware that visiting in facilities with active cases of Covid or the Flu may result in increased risk of exposure to these and other viruses. Please help us to protect our residents by not visiting if you are feeling unwell. The wearing of surgical masks is encouraged, especially in units where there are active outbreaks. We have had some isolated cases in our independent living communities, but these are not reportable as per the nature of independent living communities.

January 16:

1 Greensburg employee positive for Covid

January 17:

1 Redstone@Home employee who circulates through buildings positive for Covid

1 Greensburg Personal Care resident positive for Flu A

January 18:

2 Skilled Nursing Facility Residents positive for Covid

1 – 5-Star staffing employee who circulates throughout buildings positive for Covid 19

January 19:

1 Greensburg employee positive for Covid

January 20:

None

January 21:

3 Skilled Nursing Facility employees positive for Covid

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident positive for Flu A

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident positive for Covid

1 North Huntingdon employee positive for Covid

January 22:

None

January 23:

1 – 5-Star employee who circulates through buildings positive for Covid

January 24:

None

January 25:

1 North Huntingdon PC employee positive for Covid

3 Skilled Nursing Facility residents positive for Covid

January 26:

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident positive for Covid

January 27:

1 Skilled Nursing Facility patient admitted positive for Covid from the hospital

January 28:

1 Greensburg Personal Care employee positive for Covid

January 29:

None

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

We are continuing to provide you with updated Covid and Flu data in accordance with state guidelines. Please be aware that visiting in facilities with active cases of Covid or the Flu may result in increased risk of exposure to these and other viruses. Please help us to protect our residents by not visiting if you are feeling unwell. The wearing of surgical masks is encouraged, especially in units where there are active outbreaks. We have had some isolated cases in our independent living communities, but these are not reportable as per the nature of independent living communities.

January 10:

2 Skilled Nursing Facility patients positive upon admission from the hospital

January 11:

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident positive for Covid

January 13:

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident positive for Covid

January 14:

None

January 15:

1 Housekeeping employee in the Skilled Nursing Facility positive for Covid

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

We are continuing to see Covid cases in our communities, and flu cases are on the rise. Please remember that if you are feeling unwell you should delay your visits with residents. Masks are recommended for visitors, especially when visiting an area that is in an outbreak status. This would currently include Personal Care in North Huntingdon, and Personal Care and Skilled Nursing in Greensburg. Visiting on our campuses may result in increased exposure to Covid or Flu. Here are our numbers for the past week:

January 3:

1 – 5-Star employee who moves through campuses tested positive for Covid

1 Administrative employee who does not go to campuses tested positive for Flu B

1 Skilled Nursing Resident in Greensburg tested positive for Flu A

January 4:

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident tested positive for Flu A and Covid

1 Greensburg Personal Care resident tested positive for Flu A

January 5:

1 R@Home Employee who circulates throughout campuses tested positive for Flu A

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident tested positive for Flu A

January 6-7:

No cases

January 8:

1 Chapel Hill Administrative employee who visits campuses tested positive for Covid

1 Redstone@Home employee who visits campuses tested positive for Covid

1 – 5-Star employee who circulates through campuses tested positive for Flu A

4 Skilled Nursing Facility residents tested positive for Flu A

January 9:

1 Greensburg Dietary Employee tested positive for Flu A

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Covid and flu cases have continued to rise here at Redstone and in the external community. Our Skilled Nursing Facility in Greensburg, and Personal Care in North Huntingdon remain in outbreak status until at least mid-January. Employees are wearing masks in these areas and are being required to report all signs and symptoms in order to help control the spread of these viruses. If you are coming to visit, please remember that visiting in an outbreak area may bring increased risk of exposure to theses viruses. If you are feeling unwell, please do not visit until your symptoms subside. Thank you for your support and cooperation.

Note that state guidelines do not require that we publicly report Flu or Covid cases in our Independent Living units at Redstone due to the nature of Independent Living.

According to state guidelines, we are reporting the following cases:

December 5:

1 Rehabilitation/PowerBack employee

1 Navigation Employee who works across the communities

6 North Huntingdon Personal Care Residents

December 6:

1 Navigation Employee who works across the communities

1 person admitted Covid positive to the Skilled Nursing Facility

December 7:

None

December 8:

1 CoreWorks/Housekeeping employee who works throughout campuses

December 9:

None

December 10:

1 5-Star employee who works throughout campuses

December 11:

2 Greensburg Personal Care residents

December 12:

1 Greensburg Personal Care resident

1 Redstone@Home employee who works across campuses

December 16:

1 Redstone@Home employee who works across campuss

December 17:

1 North Huntingdon Coreworks employee

December 18:

1 Greensburg Employee

December 19:

1 Redstone@Home employee who circulates throughout campuses

December 20:

1 Chapel Hill Employee

December 21:

2 North Huntingdon Personal Care residents

1 Skilled Nursing Employee in Greensburg

December 22:

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care employee

December 23:

1 Rehabilitation/Powerback employee

December 25:

1 Greensburg Dietary Employee

2 North Huntingdon Personal Care Employees

December 26:

1 Skilled Nursing Resident

1 Greensburg Personal Care Employee

December 27:

1 GB Dietary Employee

1 Redstone@Home Employee who circulates throughout campuses

1 Rehabilitation/Powerback Employee

1 Skilled Nursing Employee in Greensburg

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care employee

December 29:

1 Murrysville Employee Covid +

December 30:

1 Greensburg Personal Care Employee – COVID +

December 31:

None

January 1:

1 Redstone@Home Employee who moves throughout campuses Flu A +

2 Skilled Nursing Facility residents Flu A +

January 2:

1 Greensburg Personal Care Employee – COVID +

1 Transportation Employee who moves across campuses – COVID +

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident – Flu A +

1 5-Star employee who works across campuses – COVID +

Tuesday, December 6, 2023

As the holidays approach, we want to make you aware that Covid cases are also on the rise. Visitors should be aware that visiting on our Redstone campuses may result in increased risk of exposure to Covid-19. Please be aware that at this time our Skilled Nursing Facility in Greensburg and Personal Care Home in North Huntingdon are considered to be in “outbreak status.” This means that residents and team members on these units are testing regularly, and visitors in these units are encouraged to wear masks. If you are planning to visit and have symptoms of Covid, the flu, or even a cold, please consider delaying your visit until you are feeling better. We will work together to protect our residents throughout this holiday season. We have the following cases to report at this time:

November 29:

1 North Huntingdon dietary employee

November 30:

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care resident

December 1:

1 Skilled Nursing Facility resident who tested positive upon admission

December 2:

2 North Huntingdon Personal Care residents

2 Skilled Nursing Facility residents – one of whom tested positive upon admission

December 3:

1 Agency Employee

December 4:

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care resident

1 North Huntingdon dietary employee

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

In accordance with state guidelines, we have the following positive Covid cases to report. Please remember that visiting in our Redstone communities may result in increased exposure to the Covid virus when we are I an active outbreak status. If you are symptomatic for Covid, flu, or other transmittable diseases, please delay your visits until you are feeling well.

November 21:

1 Skilled Nursing resident

1 Redstone@Home employee

1 North Huntingdon employee

November 22:

2 North Huntingdon dietary employees

1 Greensburg employee

November 24:

1 Skilled Nursing employee

1 Greensburg employee

1 Rehabilitation employee

November 25:

1 Murrysville Personal Care employee

November 28:

1 North Huntingdon Dietary employee

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care resident

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

As we continue to follow state guidelines for reporting Covid cases, we have the following information to share with you related to Covid cases within our Redstone communities. In addition, we continue to have occasional cases in our Independent Living Communities, but because of the nature of this level of care these cases are not publicly reported. We remind you that visiting within our communities may bring increased risk of exposure to the Covid-19 virus. If you are feeling unwell, please delay visiting.

November 14:

2 North Huntingdon Personal Care Residents

1 North Huntingdon employee

November 15:

1 5-Star Staffing employee

1 North Huntingdon dietary employee

November 16:

1 Greensburg dietary employee

November 17:

1 North Huntingdon dietary employee

November 18:

1 North Huntingdon dietary employee

November 19:

2 North Huntingdon employees

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

We have some Covid updates to share with you from the past week. Case numbers continue to decline, but we are still seeing cases in team members and residents, so visitors should be aware that there is a risk for exposure to Covid when visiting our campuses. Masks must be worn in clinical areas that are experiencing an active outbreak. Please use caution when visiting and delay your visits if you are feeling unwell.

October 30:

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care Employee

October 31:

2 Skilled Nursing Residents

November 1:

1 Powerback Rehabilitation Employee from the Greensburg campus

1 Murrysville Personal Care resident

November 3:

1 North Huntingdon Dietary (Cura) employee

Friday, October 27, 2023

Throughout the month of October we have continued to see a number of Covid cases among our employees and residents, particularly in our clinical areas. Visitors should be aware that visiting within our facilities may result in increased exposure to the Covid virus. If you are feeling unwell, please avoid visiting our residents in order to help control the spread from the community. Make sure that you are practicing good handwashing techniques, and follow guidelines for masking when required in our clinical areas currently experiencing an outbreak:

October 10:

1 Skilled Nursing Resident

1 Greensburg Personal Care Employee

1 Skilled Nursing Employee

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care Employee

1 North Huntingdon Personal Care Resident

October 11:

1 Greensburg Personal Care Employee

1 5-Star Employee who works in various locations

October 12:

1 Skilled Nursing Employee

2 Skilled Nursing residents

1 Greensburg Personal Care employee

2 Greensburg Personal Care Residents

October 13:

2 Greensburg Personal Care employees

October 14:

1 Greensburg Personal Care Employee

1 Skilled Nursing Resident

October 15:

1 Cura Employee

October 16:

1 Greensburg Employee who works throughout the building

1 5-Star employee who moved throughout facilities

1 Skilled Nursing resident

2 Greensburg Personal Care residents

October 17:

1 Greensburg Personal Care employee

3 Skilled Nursing residents

1 CoreWorks (Housekeeping) Employee

1 Redstone@Home Employee who moves throughout facilities

1 Murrysville 5-Star employee

1 Agency Employee

October 18:

1 Greensburg Employee

1 Skilled Nursing Employee

October 19:

1 Greensburg Personal Care Employee

1 Agency Employee

October 21:

2 Skilled Nursing residents

October 22:

2 Skilled Nursing Residents

October 24:

1 Skilled Nursing Resident

Monday, October 9, 2023

We wanted to provide you with our updated case counts for Covid-19. Cases continue to be sporadic, but we do continue to see cases on an almost daily basis. Visitors should be aware that visiting on our campuses may result in exposure to the Covid-19 virus. If you are feeling unwell, please delay your visits with residents. Please note the following cases:

September 26: One skilled nursing facility resident tested positive

October 2: One agency employee tested positive

October 3: One North Huntingdon Personal Care/Courtyard resident tested positive

October 4: One skilled nursing facility resident and one 5-Star staffing employee tested positive

October 5: One skilled nursing facility resident tested positive

October 7: One skilled nursing facility resident tested positive

October 8: One employee in skilled nursing tested positive

October 9: One Greensburg employee, one skilled nursing facility resident, and one Greensburg Personal Care resident tested positive

Monday, September 25, 2023

We are beginning to see a downward trend in the number of new Covid cases on our campuses.

On 9/9 we had one North Huntingdon employee, one Greensburg employee, and one Murrysville employee test positive.

On 9/10 we had one Greensburg Courtyard (Personal Care) resident test positive

On 9/11 we had no additional cases

On 9/12 we had one rehab services employee test positive, an additional Murrysville employee, and an additional Murrysville Courtyard (Personal Care) resident test positive.

On 9/13 we had one additional rehabilitation employee test positive

On 9/17 one Redstone@Home employee tested positive.

Even with this decline in new cases, we remain in active outbreak status in the Skilled Nursing Facility (1st floor) and the Courtyard (Personal Care) in Murrysville. Visitors are reminded that visiting on our campus may increase the risk of exposure to Covid. If you are feeling unwell, please delay your visit until you have fully recovered.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Our Covid cases this week have seen some significant increases with the following positive test results:

Redstone@Home Employees: 2

Skilled Nursing Residents: 2

North Huntingdon Employees: 2

Murrysville PC Residents: 7

Murrysville Employees: 2

5-Star Staffing Employee: 1

In areas where we have an active outbreak visitors will be required to wear surgical masks during visits. If you are feeling unwell, please do not visit. Please keep in mind that visiting residents, especially in these outbreak areas, may result in exposure to the Covid-19 virus.

Thursday, August 31, 2023

In the past week we have seen the following positive Covid cases across Redstone:

3 Redstone@Home employees

1 Skilled Nursing employee and one Skilled Nursing resident

1 Greensburg Dietary employee

2 Greensburg Personal Care employee and one Personal Care resident

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Our Covid outbreak continues on our Greensburg campus, unfortunately. In the past week, 1 dietary employee, 1 rehab employee, 1 Redstone@Home employee, 1 Greensburg campus employee, and one skilled nursing employee have tested positive. We must go 14 days without an additional case in order to clear this “outbreak status.” Visitors are reminded that visiting at Redstone Greensburg at this time may result in an increased risk of exposure to Covid-19. If you are planning to visit and feeling unwell, we encourage you to delay your visit until a future time when your symptoms have subsided. At this time, visitors in our skilled nursing facility must mask when visiting, and careful handwashing is encouraged.

Monday, July 31, 2023

We had one additional Covid diagnosis in our Skilled Nursing Facility this past week. Visitors must continue to wear masks when visiting in this area, and are reminded that the risk for exposure to the Covid virus is increased while visiting during this current outbreak. If you are feeling unwell or have symptoms of Covid, we encourage you to delay your visits until you are feeling well. Thank you for your support.

Monday, July 24, 2023

Since Thursday, July 20th we have had two additional skilled nursing home residents test positive for Covid, along with five additional employees. State and federal regulations require that we continue to test for and report cases of Covid in our clinically licensed facilities. Masks are still required when visiting in the nursing home. Visiting during this current outbreak may result in exposure to the Covid virus. If you are feeling unwell, please delay your visits. Continue to practice good hand hygiene, and receive your vaccines and boosters when you are eligible. Thank you for your cooperation and support!

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

We continue to update you on the Covid outbreak we are seeing in our skilled nursing facility in Greensburg. We have had nine residents who have tested positive, and six team members. One of those team members has passed the five-day marker and is testing negative. This current “outbreak” will be in effect until at least August 2nd. During that time masks must be worn on the unit, even by visitors. You are reminded that visiting in this unit at this time may result in exposure to Covid. At this time this is the only level of care that we have seen positive cases. We continue to remind you to delay your visits if you are feeling unwell, practice good handwashing techniques, and get your vaccines and boosters when you are eligible. Thank you.

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

As of last evening we had six residents and four team members from the Skilled Nursing Facility in Greensburg test positive for Covid. Masks must be worn during visits in this unit. Please avoid visiting on this unit and then visiting residents in other levels of care. Make sure that you are practicing good hand hygiene, and delay your visits if you are feeling unwell. At this time, visiting in our Skilled Nursing Facility may result in exposure to the Covid virus. Last, consider receiving your vaccinations for Covid and other communicable diseases when you are eligible, to protect yourself and our residents.

Monday, July 17, 2023

Unfortunately, we are seeing cases of Covid-19 increase in the external community, and this is reflected in our workforce. Today, we have had three employees who work in our Skilled Nursing Unit in Greensburg test positive. This instituted our process of “outbreak testing” to ensure there are no additional cases. We must reinstate the requirement for masking for employees and visitors in the Nursing Home. We will notify visitors when this mask requirement is lifted. We encourage you to receive vaccinations that protect you against Flu, Covid, and other communicable diseases when you are eligible. Vaccines protect not just you, but the fragile residents you may come in contact with during your visits. Visiting in the Skilled Nursing Facility may increase exposure to the Covid-19 virus. Visitors are reminded to delay their visits if feeling unwell, practice good hand hygiene, and abide by mask protocols in the building.

At this time, cases are limited to the Greensburg campus. We will update this site as needed with additional cases.

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For questions about visitation policies or procedures, please contact the Campus Director on the campus where your resident resides:

Greensburg Campus: Stephanie Goga (SGoga@redstone.org)

Murrysville Campus: Susan Rothrauff (NToomey@redstone.org)

North Huntingdon Campus: Nina Toomey (SRothrauff@redstone.org)

Suggested Visiting Hours

Suggested visiting hours in clinical areas (Courtyard, Personal Care, Terrace, and the Harbor Skilled Nursing) are 9 am to 8 pm daily.

Virtual Visits

Do you live far away or are you unable to visit your resident due to illness or other circumstances? Consider scheduling a virtual visit! A lifestyle team member will reach out to you after receiving the appointment request to finalize details of your visit.