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August 15, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting two (2) staff members with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to two (2). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and fifteen (115) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Two (2) Residents were identified as close contacts and Nursing has contacted the responsible parties.  If you have not been contacted by about this matter, your loved one was not identified as a close contact.  We have implemented Outbreak Testing which consists of three Covid tests at intervals recommended by public health guidelines. All first-round tests came back negative.  We will test again next week then the third round of testing will be administered the following week. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.  

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO)

August 10, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting three (3) staff members with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to three (3). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and thirteen (113) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Thirteen (13) Residents were identified as close contacts and Nursing has contacted the responsible parties.  If you have not been contacted by about this matter, your loved one was not identified as a close contact.  We have implemented Outbreak Testing which consists of three Covid tests at intervals recommended by public health guidelines. All first-round tests came back negative.  We will test again next week then the third round of testing will be administered the following week. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly.  

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

August 3, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting three (3) staff members with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to three (3). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and thirteen (113) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Thirteen (13) Residents were identified as close contacts and Nursing has contacted the responsible parties.  If you have not been contacted by about this matter, your loved one was not identified as a close contact.  We have implemented Outbreak Testing which consists of three Covid tests at intervals recommended by public health guidelines. All first-round tests came back negative.  We will test again next week then the third round of testing will be administered the following week. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly.  

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

 

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July 29, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to one (1). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and ten (110) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Zero (0) Residents were identified as close contacts therefore there will be no additional outbreak testing for Residents. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.  

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

July 25, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to two (2). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and nine (109) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Ten (10) Residents were identified as close contacts and Nursing has contacted the responsible parties.  If you have not been contacted by about this matter, your loved one was not identified as a close contact.  We have implemented Outbreak Testing which consists of three Covid tests at intervals recommended by public health guidelines. All first-round tests came back negative.  We will test again this week then the third round of testing will be administered next week. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.  

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) and Patricia Clark, DM (CEO)

July 22, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to one (1). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and eight (108) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Zero (0) Residents were identified as close contacts therefore there will be no additional outbreak testing for Residents. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.  

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

July 12, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to one (2). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and six (107) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Zero (0) Residents were identified as close contacts therefore there will be no outbreak testing for Residents. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO)

July 11, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to one (1). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and six (106) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Five (5) Residents were identified as close contacts and Nursing has contacted the responsible parties.  If you have not been contacted by about this matter, your loved one was not identified as a close contact.  We have implemented Outbreak Testing which consists of three Covid tests at intervals recommended by public health guidelines. All first-round tests came back negative.  We will test again this week then the third round of testing will be administered next week. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.  

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO)

July 1, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to two (2). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and five (105) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Zero (0) Residents were identified as close contacts therefore there will be no outbreak testing for Residents. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

June 30, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to one (1). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred and four (104) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Zero (0) Residents were identified as close contacts therefore there will be no outbreak testing for Residents. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested weekly and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.

If you have any questions, please contact Scot Harmon, Administrator, at 513-842-0774, sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Sincerely, 

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

June 15th, 2022

Dear Residents/Family/Friends/Staff, 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting three (3) staff members who have tested positive for Covid-19. This brings our total active cases to four (4). The facility has had a cumulative total of one hundred three (103) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff members have been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.    

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance.  One (1) Resident was identified as a close contact and Nursing has contacted the responsible party.  If you have not been contacted by Nursing about this matter, your loved one was not identified as a close contact.  We have implemented Outbreak Testing which consists of three covid tests at intervals recommended by public health guidelines.  First-round rapid test came back negative.  We will PCR next week. The third round of testing will be administered in two weeks.   Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested twice a week and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.   Additional protective measures will only be implemented if there is internal spread of covid-19 to the Residents.  Please contact Scot with questions 513-842-0774.

Maternity Leave:  In preparation for Heather's upcoming maternity leave, Suzanne (Social Service Temp) will join our team on Thursday June 23rd.  If Heather's maternity leave starts before this date, Tom West will cover Social Service responsibilities temporarily.  Suzanne is expected to be with the facility for two to three months on a part time basis and her responsibilities will cover completing Resident Interviews, conducting care conferences, delivering mail, and assisting with day-to-day Social Service matters that arise on the 3rd floor.  She will also be completing Medicaid Renewals in collaboration with Scot (Administrator).   Her hours will be Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9-5.  She can be contacted at SMartin@beechwoodhome.com or 513-702-8301.  We request that family members initially contact Tom @ TWest@beechwoodhome.com for Social Service matters due to her part time status to ensure questions/concerns are addressed ASAP. 

Heather's other job responsibilities will be temporarily assigned to other members of our team.  If you have any questions about a topic of this nature, please contact Scot @ SHarmon@beechwoodhome.com and he will be able to connect you will the appropriate individual.    

As always, if you have any questions/comments/concerns, please contact me, Scot Harmon (Administrator), or Patricia Clark (CEO).

Sincerely, Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

June 11th, 2022 Update

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member who has tested positive for Covid-19. This brings our total active cases to one (1). The facility has had a cumulative total of a hundred (100) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident confirmed Covid-19 PCR tests associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.    

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance.  Two (2) Residents were identified as close contacts and Nursing has contacted the responsible parties.  If you have not been contacted by Nursing about this matter, your loved one was not identified as a close contact.  We have implemented Outbreak Testing which consists of three covid tests at intervals recommended by public health guidelines. All first-round rapid tests came back negative.  We will PCR next week. The third round of testing will be administered in two weeks.   Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested twice a week and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.   Additional protective measures will only be implemented if there is internal spread of covid-19 to the Residents. 

Please contact Scot with questions 513-842-0774.

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

June 3rd, 2022 Update

Quarantine:  The CDC recently updated the criteria to be considered "up-to-date" as it pertains to the covid-19 vaccines and how it impacts Residents and Staff related to quarantining and testing following a close contact exposure in   healthcare facilities.  For those who do not meet the criteria, a 10-day quarantine will be mandatory per public health guidance following either close contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19 and/or an overnight in a hospital. There is a test out option on day 7 however if the rapid test remains positive, an individual will need to complete the full quarantine. 

For residents and staff 50+:  need to have had initial series of vaccination (Pfizer/Moderna= 2 shots/ J&J= 1 shot) + 2 boosters (of Pfizer or Moderna). 

For residents and staff  under 50: will need to have had initial series of vaccination (Pfizer/Moderna= 2 shots/ J&J= 1 shot) + 1 booster (of Pfizer or Moderna).

For those who do not meet the criteria to receive the 2nd booster shot (4 months following 1st booster shot), they are considered "up-to-date" until the timeframe opens up to qualify for the 2nd booster at which point they would no longer be considered "up-to-date". 

12 Residents who were previously considered "up-to-date" will no longer meet the criteria.  Denise (Director of Nursing) will be reaching out to those impacted to inquire if they are interested in participating in an upcoming vaccine clinic this month. STOP to end

(The Beechwood Home) Message #2: If you have any questions about the vaccination status of you or your loved one, please contact Scot @ 513-842-0774 or sharmon@beechwoodhome.com

Mandatory Testing: Per public health guidance, staff who are not "up-to-date" on their covid-19 vaccinations will undergo mandatory twice a week covid-19 testing.  We will continue to voluntarily require our "up-to-date" staff members to undergo weekly testing.   

2nd Floor Supervisor:  Unfortunately, Kim Hearst (2nd floor Supervisor) is no longer with the facility.  While Human Resources works to recruit someone for this position, we ask that 2nd floor Residents/Family members contact the 24/7 Supervisor phone @ 513-702-9216 or email our Director of Nursing Denise @ DCooper@beechwoodhome.com.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact:

Heather Hefren hhefren@beechwoodhome.com(Director of Social Services),

Scot Harmon sharmon@beechwoodhome.com(Administrator) and/or

Patricia Clark pclark@beechwoodhome.com(CEO).

Sincerely, Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

June 3rd, 2022 

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting one (1) staff member with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to four (4). The facility has had a cumulative total of ninety-nine (99) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff member has been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Zero (0) Residents were identified as close contacts therefore there will be no outbreak testing for Residents. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested twice a week and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.  

Contact Scot with questions 513-842-0774.

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

June 2nd, 2022

Summary of Changes Since Last Notice: We are reporting two (2) staff members with confirmed Covid-19.   This brings our total active cases to three (3). The facility has had a cumulative total of ninety-eight (98) Staff and twenty-two (22) Resident Covid-19 cases associated with the facility to date. The staff members have been placed on medical leave and removed from the schedule upon notification to minimize exposure risk to other Residents/Staff and will remain on medical leave until they meet the mandated criteria to return to work.   

Action Plan: Our action plan will mirror revised state and local guidance. Zero (0) Residents were identified as close contacts therefore there will be no outbreak testing for Residents. Unvaccinated/not up-to-date staff are required to be tested twice a week and we continue voluntary surveillance monitoring of up-to-date vaccinated staff weekly. Any subsequent positive test results will be communicated.  

Contact Scot with questions 513-842-0774.

Scot Harmon (Administrator) & Patricia Clark, DM (CEO, Administrator)

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