Meru Campus of Care COVID-19 Response
First and foremost, our priority is to keep everyone safe and healthy. We follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and state and local health officials to protect everyone who works for Meru Campus of Care as well as our prospective residents and families.
Prospective residents and family members: We all play a part in keeping ourselves and others healthy. Please wash your hands often, avoid touching your face, cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue and promptly throw it away after, wear a well-fitting mask or face covering, and practice social distancing as appropriate.
Thank you for your partnership in helping us prevent any further spread of COVID-19 throughout the Alleghany County area.
Meru Campus of Care COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Response Action Plan
The following is a summary of our COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Response Action Plan which will be in place once Meru Campus of Care opens in Fall 2022.
- Requiring team members be fully vaccinated COVID-19 while encouraging residents and family members to get vaccinated.
- Utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)), as directed by CMS guidelines, including a well-fitting face covering or mask that covers the mouth and nose.
- Screening and monitoring residents and team members for symptoms
- Using alcohol-based hand rub regularly.
- Tracing individuals who come in contact with anyone affected.
- Testing resident and team members for COVID-19 based-on federal and state guidance.
- Quarantining COVID-19 positive residents and implementing enhanced infection control measures.
- Advising COVID-19 positive team members to take all appropriate measures for infection prevention.
- Taking environmental safety precautions
- Assuring safe congregate dinning and group activities.
- Adhering to safe visitation procedures, including maintaining six feet of distance between persons.
For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage you to use the following resources:
- CDC – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- CDC – Enfermedad del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services