Bay View COVID update 9/24/2020
Pending cases: 5
NEW Confirmed Cases: 1 Staff Member (See memo below)
Total Confirmed Cases: (1 Staff Member)
Deaths r/t virus: 0
Three or more residents or staff with new onset of respiratory symptoms within 72 hours: No
Bay View is following the recommendations of the Minnesota Department of Health and is currently restricting visitors.
On 9/23/2020, Bay View had an employee test positive for COVID. This employee has not worked since 9/10/2020, however, this person was in the facility briefly (approximately 15 minutes) on 9/22/2020. The employee stated that they were wearing a mask and eye protection the entire time while in the facility. Risk assessments have been done on all employees who were near this person within that time period, and all have been asked to stay home until they are determined not to be a risk to our facility. The individual was briefly near one resident (<2 minutes) and was wearing a mask and eye protection during the encounter. We have quarantined this resident and are monitoring for symptoms. Family of that resident has been notified. We have reported the positive case to the Minnesota Department of Health and are following all their recommendations and taking appropriate actions as outlined by the state. We have implemented extra safety precautions as well, including increased sanitization of our facility.