To Our Valued Residents and Family Members:
In our effort to be transparent with all of our facilities’ residents, family members, team members, and communities, we are reporting daily our COVID-19 positive cases to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Please use the following link to get the updated information on facility COVID-19 Positive cases. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at the local facility or via our Contact website page. We appreciate your concern and assistance as we work with local and state resources to battle this global pandemic.
Michael Perry, CEO
NexCare Health Systems
COMPANY COVID-19 UPDATED 9-26-2022
QSO 20-39-NH (REVISED 9/23/2022)
- UPDATED VISITOR GUIDANCE
- NO LONGER HAVE TO SCREEN
- MASK FOR SOURCE CONTROL IS BASED ON LEVEL OF TRANSMISSION
- REMOVED GUIDANCE SPECIFIC TO VACCINATION STATUS.
QSO 20-38 (REVISED 9/23/2022)
- Routine testing of asymptomatic staff is no longer recommended but may be performed at the discretion of the facility.
- Updated recommendations for testing individuals who have recovered from COVID-19
Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
Source Control Measures- well-fitting facemasks for all HCP
- When SARS-CoV-2 Community Transmission levels are high, source control is recommended for everyone in a healthcare setting when they are in areas of the healthcare facility where they could encounter patients.
- HCP could choose not to wear source control when they are in well-defined areas that are restricted from patient access (e.g., staff meeting rooms) if they do not otherwise meet the criteria described below and Community Levels are not also high. When Community Levels are high, source control is recommended for everyone.
- When SARS-CoV-2 Community Transmission levels are not high, healthcare facilities could choose not to require universal source control. However, even if source control is not universally required, it remains recommended for individuals in healthcare settings who:
NOTE: VACCINE MANDATE REQUIREMENT STILL STANDS. N95 IS STILL REQUIRED IF PRIMARY SERIES NOT COMPLETED OR APPROVED EXEMPTION
Managing admissions and residents who leave the facility:
TESTING UPON ADMISSION
- In general, admissions in counties where Community Transmission levels are high should be tested upon admission
o Testing is recommended at admission and, if negative, again 48 hours after the first negative test and, if negative, again 48 hours after the second negative test.
They should also be advised to wear source control for the 10 days following their admission. Residents who leave the facility for 24 hours or longer should generally be managed as an admission.
COMMUNITY LEVELS AND TRANSMISSION LEVELS CAN BE FOUND HERE