Covid-19 Protocol

November 18, 2022 – This page will be updated as the situation changes.

We continue to have positive cases on Trezevant’s campus.  We are testing staff and private attendants when symptomatic or have an exposure.  The current positivity rate is 8.1% according to the Shelby County Health Department for the week ending 11/12/2022.

November 18 Daily Total Independent Living Terrace Allen Morgan
Residents 3 2 1 0
Staff 2 0 0 2

Vaccines and Boosters

The new bivalent boosters will be provided by Guardian pharmacy.  The next booster clinic is being scheduled for January, 2023, exact date TBD.  If you’d like to get the booster sooner, you can contact your Primary Care Physician, your drug store, The Shot Nurse or the Shelby County Health Department.

Masks

Mask are required by all staff in the two healthcare buildings (Allen Morgan & Terrace)

Masks are required in Allen Morgan for non-healthcare residents (including IL residents coming over) 2+ years or older.  Failure to follow this directive from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may result in your visitation privileges being suspended.

Visitors to Trezevant

Visitation is open for all ages.  Please do not visit if you are running a fever, having any cough/congestion, runny nose, aches, chills, or stomach issues.

If you visit anyone at Trezevant and test positive afterwards, please contact us and provide who you visited and the date so we can monitor the resident(s) to ensure they are tested.

We test all impacted residents if they have been exposed to a COVID+ staff or another resident.

Screening is required and masks must be worn in all common areas of Allen Morgan and Infection Control principles must be followed.

Testing:

CMS and CDC have updated their guidance and routine testing is no longer required.  We continue to test all individuals who are symptomatic and anybody who has an exposure.

Screening:

We screen all staff, visitors, and contractors coming to Allen Morgan.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate this pandemic and determine how to best serve the Trezevant community, while maintaining our focus where it belongs: on our residents and dedicated staff.

For general questions about COVID-19 you can call the Shelby County Health Department at 1-833-943-1658 or the TN Department of Health at 1-877-857-2945.