Symphony Care Network Deploys “Hot Spot” Testing Squad to Halt Spread of COVID-19
Symphony Reaches Over 200 Successful COVID-19 Patient Recoveries, 48 at Joliet Nursing...
VIDEO: Dr. Stemer Explains Symphony’s COVID-19 Response
Symphony Care Network recently named infectious disease expert Dr. Alexander Stemer to lead its system-wide COVID-19 crisis response task force, along with University of Chicago Medicine’s Dr. Stacie Levine, chief of the section of geriatrics and palliative care. With their leadership, the task force is working to identify advanced clinical strategies to counteract the spread of coronavirus and share the most effective treatments and procedures that will save lives. Watch Dr. Stemer discuss the steps our team is taking to care for our patients, and come back for regular updates. Dr. Stemer will address questions we’re hearing from Symphony families, so we encourage you to submit questions by emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
VIDEO: COVID-19 questions answered by UChicago experts
COVID-19 questions answered by UChicago experts
Symphony Care Network Appoints Infectious Disease Expert to Lead COVID-19 Crisis Team with Noted Gerontologist
Grateful to partner with the best infectious disease experts in their field in order to provide our guests, employees, and communities with accurate information as we work together to face the COVID-19 pandemic head on
Health Department Urges Compassion For COVID Patient Transfers
Preparations are underway for local care facilities to begin accepting COVID-19 patients from area hospitals that have been strained by the number of infections.
AHCA/NCAL Says Segregated COVID-19 Units Best Path for Hospital Discharges
tates considering steps to mandate that skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) accept hospital discharges who may have or actually already have the coronavirus (COVID-19) should instead work to direct SNFs to create as many segregated COVID-19 units as possible, leaders of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) said.
Belvidere nursing facility employees share strong message regarding COVID-19
A nursing home in Belvidere is reminding you to stay home during Gov. Pritzker's "Stay at Home" order
An important statement from Symphony Joliet
It is with deep sadness that we share with you the loss of a cherished Symphony Joliet guest due to COVID-19.
VIDEO: Symphony Maplecrest Helps Families Stay Connected
Maple Crest Care Center in Belvidere shut down its visiting hours for visitors, meaning its residents lost physical interaction with their families.
VIDEO: message from Symphony Care Network’s CEO, David Hartman
A message of sincere gratitude from Symphony Care Network’s CEO, David Hartman. Your continued trust, support, and strength is invaluable to us. As we work together to prevent Covid-19 cases in our centers, please remain #SymphonyStrong.
Feds ban most nursing home visitors in escalation of coronavirus fight
This story has been updated to reflect the most recent developments: Federal...
Visitors being turned away from Symphony Care facilities as coronavirus concerns grow
Symphony facilities in northwestern Indiana are limiting visitation to minimize the risk of Covid-19 to their guests, loved ones, and communities.
AHCA/NCAL President Mark Parkinson Talks with CCN about Limiting Covid-19
Mark Parkinson, President of the National Center for Assisted Living and the American Health Care Association (NCAL/AHCA), shares recommendations for minimizing the spread of the Covid-19 virus; limit visitation to nursing homes and assisted living centers.
Officials direct providers to limit visitor access amid coronavirus concerns; polling places moved
Debra Meade, CEO of Health Management and AHCH board chair: “We are getting overwhelmingly positive remarks from families thanking us for taking the initiative to keep their family members, which was very encouraging.”
Symphony Care Network is Limiting Visitation to Illinois and Indiana Facilities Beginning 03/09/2020
The elderly and those with underlying health conditions are at heightened risk of severe health complications when exposed to the COVID-19 virus.
CMS Issues Clear, Actionable Guidance to Providers About Covid-19 Outbreak
The Symphony Care Network organization works in careful accordance with CMS guidelines to protect those in our centers and in our communities who are most vulnerable to the serious hazard of contracting the Covid-19 virus.
Governor Pritzker Declares State of Emergency in Illinois
The Governor of Illinois, J.D. Pritzker, has issued a State of Emergency in Illinois. The decision to do so was made so that the state can receive more funding and resources to support the containment of the Covid-19 outbreak.
(VIDEO) Symphony Takes Measures to Protect Guests by Limiting Visitation
Fox News Chicago reports on the steps all Symphony facilities are taking to protect guests from exposure to Covid-19.
UPDATE: Patient protection coming at cost to visitors at area health care facilities
Symphony Care Network, which operates senior-care facilities throughout the Region, has opted for a hardline approach to the challenge faced by all health care providers of protecting patients against the growing threat of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the coronavirus.