Coronavirus Updates

May 29, 2020

Thankfully we did not report any additional positive cases of COVID-19 this week in either residents or staff at Lake Forest Place.

The total number of positive cases at Lake Forest Place stands at 12 with five (5) residents and six (6) employees. Of the total five (5) resident positive cases, none of them remain active cases at the community. All five (5) are inactive with one (1) discharged, one (1) death and three (3) residents who recovered. Of the total seven (7) employees who tested positive, five (5) cases are inactive because the employees recovered, and the other two (2) are active cases with both of the employees on paid leave and in quarantine at home.

Lake Forest Place continues to follow guidance for senior living communities as directed by CDC and IDPH including, but not limited to:

  • Restrict all visitation except for certain compassionate care situations, such as end-of-life
  • Restrict all volunteers and non-essential health care personnel (e.g., barbers)
  • Restrict internal and external group activities and dining
  • Active screening of residents and health care personnel for fever and respiratory symptoms
  • Isolation of symptomatic residents and work exclusion of symptomatic employees
  • Universal masking for all employees and visitors
  • Separation and isolation of residents positive for COVID-19

We are committed to notifying you as soon as possible about positive cases, whether or not you may have come in contact with a potential positive COVID-19 resident or employee in our community. The safety of our residents and team members continues to be our utmost concern. We appreciate your partnership and thank you so much for your continued prayers, support and understanding.

We are committed to notifying you as soon as possible about positive cases, whether or not you may have come in contact with a potential positive COVID-19 resident or employee in our community. The safety of our residents and team members continues to be our utmost concern. We appreciate your partnership and thank you so much for your continued prayers, support and understanding.

You can receive updates via e-mail by sending your request to lturbin@presbyterianhomes.org.