Social Distancing Heightened At Area Nursing Homes

Even when social distancing restrictions are relaxed for the general public, extra precautions to fight coronavirus are likely to stay in place for the residents and staff of local nursing facilities. Heritage Ministries, which operates a number of skilled nursing facilities including Heritage Green in Greenhurst and Heritage Village in Gerry, has formed a coronavirus task force to ensure that the proper protocols are in place for its residents.

“So far, thankfully, we are COVID-free to the best of our knowledge, so that is a positive reality,” said David Smeltzer, Heritage President and CEO. “We fully anticipate at some point in time we will have at least one of our facilities impacted with a positive case, whether that be our residents or staff.”

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