For more information, contact Karen Harriman, chief marketing officer and senior vice president for public relations and communications, at 316-685-1100 or [email protected], or Lisa Diehl, corporate communications director at 316-685-1100 or [email protected].
April 1, 2020 – Aberdeen Heights notified an independent living resident receiving treatment at a local hospital tested positive for COVID-19. The resident had been off-campus since March 25. The state of Missouri has issued guidance to hospitals and senior living communities to ensure the resident is free of COVID-19 symptoms before the resident can return to the campus. Independent living residents were notified and were strongly advised to adhere to the no visitor “rule,” and limit the number of medically non-essential appointments, events and gatherings attended off campus.
March 23, 2020 – Parsons Presbyterian Manor notified a non-direct care staff member tested positive for COVID-19 in a neighboring county. The employee had not had a temperature and was not displaying other symptoms of COVID-19. The community acted swiftly to ensure the safety of residents and other staff members. All residents placed in isolation for the next 14 days. During that time, residents to be checked for fever and other signs and symptoms of COVID-19 at each shift change. Residents were already being checked daily for fever and symptoms of COVID-19. Families and care partners were notified. All staff members are following CDC guidelines and best practices as these are continually updated. Staff members who had direct contact with the affected staff member were placed on 14-day home quarantine and monitored for symptoms.
Download PMMA COVID-19 Response Timeline as PDF.
For more information, contact Karen Harriman, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for Public Relations and Communications, at 316-685-1100 or [email protected], or Lisa Diehl, Corporate Communications Director at 316-685-1100 or [email protected]