To Our Staff, Residents and Family Members:

We want to inform you that we have received confirmation that an individual seeking employment at DeSoto Health and Rehab was diagnosed with COVID-19. Resident safety is our top priority. We are doing everything we can to ensure we continue to keep DeSoto Health and Rehab COVID-19 free, including staying in very close communication with local and state health officials to ensure we are taking all the appropriate steps. We are not permitting visitors per the direction of the local health department and we continue to perform CDC required screening of staff members.

We encourage you to call our facility for updates on the status of your loved one. We understand that you are concerned about your loved one, but it is crucial that we restrict visitation to reduce the spread of this virus. We also understand that connecting with family is incredibly important to our residents. Family members are encouraged to connect with their loved ones through video chat, calling, texting, or other social media formats.

We will contact you if your loved one is suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19.

We need your help in battling COVID-19. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website to learn how you can help prevent the spread in our community.

We know this is a difficult time for everyone. We will continue to provide you with updates as they become available. Please know that we are strictly adhering to all directions from the local and state health department.

We know that you may have questions and we encourage you to contact us.

 

Sincerely,

 

Lumé Badenhorst

Administrator