Sanitizing, stockpiling and communication helps keep nursing home stay COVID-free

Some of these steps happened before the U.S. entered its lockdown phase

June 18, 2020

A longterm care facility in Connecticut, had all 93 of its residents test negative for COVID-19 on May 22. Vernon Manor credits a  variety of measures implemented at the onset of the coronavirus in the U.S., according to an article on the Skilled Nursing News website.

The facility emphasized planning and communication, secure personal protective equipment and invested in building upgrades to improve the quality of air.

The facility also sanitized N95 masks with a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) contractor.

Some of these steps happened before the U.S. entered its lockdown phase.

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