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Flu & Coronavirus Precautions at Landis Homes

March 27: “Stay at HomeOrder issued for Lancaster County. Governor Wolf says “stay home unless someone’s life depends on it!”

IMPORTANT NOTE: Visitors are limited to those with a loved one at the end of life or those providing direct essential care-giving. Please do not visit the campus without calling for more information.  (717) 569-3271

March 27 Video: Updates from across Landis Communities

President/CEO Larry Zook is joined by others to share updates and thanks from across Landis Communities. The video can be seen HERE. A printed version of the comments can be downloaded HERE.

March 26 Video: Important Update from Landis Homes

Today VP of Operations/Executive Director of Landis Homes, Michelle Rassler, shares important information for all on the campus of Landis Homes. Please watch the video HERE. It is also possible to read the information by clicking HERE.

March 25 Video: In this video for all of Landis Communities,

Beth Trout and Evon Bergey share updates and new information. You can see the video by clicking HERE. The printed version of today’s update can be found by clicking HERE.

March 24 Video: Beth Trout, Jenny Sheckells and Michelle Rassler share information for the Residential Living areas at Landis Homes. Today’s video can be found HERE and a printed version is available HERE.

March 23 Video: Larry Zook shares information from Landis Communities

Today’s Video gives updates from Pathways Institute and other parts of the organization. You can see the video HERE and read the information HERE. Thank you to all who are supporting our organization during this time.

March 22 Video: Landis Homes Residential Living Reminders

Vice President of Operations/Executive Director of Landis Homes Michelle Rassler shares reminders for residents and others relating to our community as well as how to spot potential scams. You can watch the video HERE and can read the report by clicking HERE.

March 20 Video from Landis Communities: Landis Homes Residential Living and Landis Communities affiliates working together.

There are important changes to live in Residential Living at Landis Homes today.  Please see the video HERE containing important information.  In addition to what is covered in the video, click HERE for a written version as well as a list of free online resources that are helpful if you are seeking activities to do while indoors.  We are grateful to Pathways Institute for pulling this together. 

March 19 Video from Landis Communities: A look at affiliates efforts

Vice President of Advancement/Communications asks President/CEO Larry Zook how the affiliates are working together in their precautions during the COVID-19 outbreak. The video can be seen HERE. A printed copy with similar information can be found HERE.

March 18 Video from Landis Homes: Personal Care and Healthcare Conversation

Landis Homes Executive Director Michelle Rassler interviews the directors of Personal Care and Healthcare, providing updates on these two parts of the Landis Homes community. The video can be seen HERE. A PDF file with additional information is available HERE.

March 17 Video Update from Landis Homes

The video for Tuesday March 17th focuses on Questions regarding those living in Residential Living in Apartments, Cottages, Hybrids and Suites. Please share this video with others. You can find the video HERE. A printed version with additional detail can be found by clicking HERE.

March 16 Video Update regarding traffic patterns at Landis Homes

Today began new restrictions on visitors to Landis Homes and the other parts of Landis Communities located at 1001 East Oregon Road. We continue to follow recommendations from national and state leaders in our responses. Please look at the video linked HERE to learn more about these new traffic patterns.

March 15 Critical Update for Landis Homes

This week, the impact of coronavirus has exploded around the world. It is an unprecedented time. At Landis Homes, team members are carefully monitoring and implementing government regulations and protocols. We are also committed to doing all we can to maintain open communication with residents and families. Our number one priority is the health and safety of all residents and staff. More Information HERE. A video with Michelle Rassler and Beth Trout can be seen HERE

March 13 Additional Update: For the safety of all residents, Landis Homes is now restricting visitation in Personal Care and Health Care areas of Landis Homes. This means, except for end-of-life situations, visits will not be possible.

March 13 Update video: A video recording March 13 with President/CEO Larry Zook, VP of Operations/Executive Director of Landis Homes Michelle Rassler and Board Chair Dr. Dan Mast. Please click on this link to watch this important update. https://vimeo.com/397457765

March 11 Update: Additional safety measures are being put in place today to limit the spread of flu and to prevent COVID-19. We understand that these changes may cause disruption to your daily life. Please know that these hard decisions are being made for the health and safety of all Landis Homes residents and team members. For details see https://www.landishomes.org/critical-campus-information/

March 10 Update:

For the safety of all Landis Homes residents, extended protocols to limit the spread of flu and to prevent COVID-19 will begin on 3/11/2020. Please continue to monitor Facebook and landishomes.org for the latest information.  More information from CMS can be found here https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-14-nh-revised.pdf

Extended flu season means we are protecting staff and residents from flu in addition to being proactive about potential future issues with Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Landis Homes is committed to being proactive as we protect residents and team members during this extended flu season as well with Pennsylvania’s first presumed cases of COVID-19.  With this in mind, We are announcing the following requirements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  As the situation changes, we will share additional information.

Do not come to campus if any of the following apply to you.

  1. Presence of any flu symptoms including fever, sore throat, body aches, chills, cough,
  2. International travel within the last 14 days to restricted countries. For updated information on restricted countries visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html 
  3. Signs or symptoms of a respiratory infection, such as a fever, cough, and sore throat.
  4. Has had contact with someone with or under investigation for COVID-19

For more information, please use the following reputable sources.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx


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