Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

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FROM:               John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services

Westminster Canterbury Richmond follows the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). We continue to monitor local transmission rates and other data and provide you with updates as needed. COVID-19 transmission rates are increasing in Henrico County and are at a high level. Our contacts at VDH encourage you to exercise caution when out in the community and when interacting with others. Residents are advised to mask and maintain social distancing from others when off campus.

Resident and Employee Cases since Friday, May 6

Seven Independent Living residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Of these recent cases, three residents have recovered, and the other four are recovering in quarantine.

Six Mary Morton Parsons Health Center residents from First Floor East and Second Floor West have tested positive for COVID-19. All residents in the affected areas were tested yesterday.

Seven employees have tested positive for COVID-19. They work in Assisted Living, Dining, Information Technology, Parsons Health Center and Recreation. They are recovering in quarantine. Anyone who may have been exposed to these individuals has been contacted.

Ongoing Updates