LATEST NEWS

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Health Care News

Update from Administrator – June 18, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, A quick update—Newtown Rehabilitation and Health Care Center does not have any residents who tested positive. There also are no staff who have tested positive. A few residents who had not received their Covid-19 vaccinations due to not being in the facility when the Clinics were conducted, have been… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 26, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, This email is sent to notify you that a staff member has tested positive for the Coronavirus. As a result, the facility has been placed in Outbreak Mode. All staff and all residents will be tested for the Coronavirus this week and next week. All tests must return results… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 21, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, I hope this email finds you well and ready for a nice week-end. Covid-19 Update Each Thursday we receive an update on the County Positivity Rating. Yesterday we were informed that Fairfield County’s rating is 2.0%. Since some of our staff travel from area counties, we keep track of… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 10, 2021

Dear Families, This week, we celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week). This year’s theme is “Together Through the Seasons.” NSNCW began on Sunday, May 9, Mother’s Day and runs through May 15. The theme will honor the collaborative commitment of our staff in providing compassionate care to your loved ones… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021 Dear Families, This week, we celebrate National Nurses Week, which begins on May 6th each year since 1974 and ends on May 12th, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. We thank all our Nurses for the tremendous job they do every day at our facility. This Sunday, we begin celebrating National Skilled… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 30, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, I hope this email finds you healthy and ready for a nice weekend.   Covid 19 Update I am happy to report that our residents remain Covid free and staff who were tested this week, remain Covid free. We continue to take all PPE precautions for the purpose of… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 22, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, This email is sent to make you aware that 1 staff member has tested positive for Covid-19. As part of the protocol, all residents were tested today and all residents tested negative for Covid-19. So far, all staff who were tested by Griffin Health also tested negative.   Please… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 16, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, We hope this email finds you healthy and as optimistic as we are about the continuing decline in COVID cases in our surrounding community. Once again, I am pleased to report we have no Covid-19 cases among our residents and staff. We thank you for your attention and diligence… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Adminsitrator – April 8, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, I hope this email finds you well. As of this writing Newtown Rehabilitation and Health Care Center does not have any Covid Positive Residents or Staff. It appears that all the PPE Precautions, 6 feet of social distancing handwashing, sanitizing all high touch surfaces, as well as vaccinations are… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – March 25, 2021

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties,   I am pleased to report that Newtown Rehabilitation and Health Care Center continues to have zero Covid Positive Residents and zero Covid Positive Staff. There are 4 residents on our 14 day observation/precautions unit.   Indoor Visits in the front Lobby continue, as well as Compassionate Care and… Continue Reading Continue reading