Flu and Coronavirus Precautions

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“Stay at Home” Order Issued for Lancaster County. Governor Wolf says, “stay home unless someone’s life depends on leaving!” Click the Headline for more information.

 

May 24 Landis Homes Video Update

This additional Video Update is being shared as part of Landis Communities promise to be transparent about the ways COVID-19 is affecting our affiliates.  You can see the Landis Homes video HERE. A printed version of the reporting can be found by clicking on the image below.

May 22 Landis Homes Video Update

Please see the video link HERE for Friday, May 22.  You can also read the printed version by clicking on the image below. The next scheduled update is Wednesday, with Monday being Memorial Day. 

May 20 Landis Communities Video Update

Today the video contains information from a number of the affiliates and reminders about the upcoming long weekend.  You can see the video HERE. If you prefer printed information, a PDF file can be found by clicking on the image below

May 19 News Release Regarding COVID-19 Numbers from PA Department of Health

 

Today the PA Department of Health released a list showing Long Term Care locations with positive COVID-19 cases.  We believe the listed information for several parts of Landis Communities is not correct. Please click the image below to read our news release regarding these numbers.

May 18 Video Update from Landis Homes

Happy to share the most current information from Landis Homes. The video can be seen HERE. Printed version is found by clicking on the image below.

May 15 Video Update from Landis Homes

Today the information from Landis Homes has updates around voting as well as how the process for carefully easing restrictions is designed. You can see the video HERE. The printed version can be accessed by clicking on the image below.

May 13 Landis Communities Video Update

Here is information from across Landis Communities.  You can see the video HERE.  The printed version is below.

May 11 Information from Landis Communities regarding Reopening Phases.

The following information is being shared as we continue to work at keeping residents, clients and team members across our organization safe.  You can read the information by clicking on the image below.

May 11 Video Update from Landis Homes

Information for residents and others on the campus of Landis Homes. For the video, please click HERE.  The printed version can be opened by clicking on the image below.

 

May 8 Video Update from Landis Homes

Information for the Landis Homes campus is shared on the video HERE.  The next update is planned for Monday, May 11.  If you want to read the reporting, please click on the image below.

May 6 Landis Communities Video Update

Today the video contains new information from across the Landis Communities organization.  Watch HERE.  The printed version is found by clicking on the image below.

 

May 4 Video Update from Landis Homes

The information from Landis Homes for this Monday can be found by clicking HERE. If you prefer printed version, please click on the image below.

  

May 1 Landis Homes Video Update

We end the week and start the month with information relating to Landis Homes. The video is available HERE. The printed version is linked to the image below.

April 29 Landis Communities Video Update

This video contains information from across the organization.  You can see the video HERE.  The printed version can be found by clicking on the image below

April 27 Video Update from Landis Homes

Monday’s video has reminders and updates for those connected with Landis Homes. Please click HERE to see the video.  A printed version of the comments can be accessed by clicking on the image below.

April 24 Update from Welsh Mountain Home

Click on the image below to read information from Welsh Mountain Home regarding a positive COVID-19 test by a team member there.  

April 24 Landis Homes Video Update

Today’s video focuses on notes of information for Landis Homes. Please check out the video HERE. The printed version is found by clicking on the image below.

April 22 Video Update from Landis Communities

This video has updates from across the organization as well as a thank you to those who have already participated in our Coronavirus Emergency Fund. You can see the video HERE. If you prefer the printed version, click on the image below.

April 20 Landis Homes Video Update

Today’s video contains information from Landis Homes including reminders relating to recycling as well as a new way for loved ones of residents to send email messages.  See the video at HERE.  By clicking on the image below, you can read the information as well.

April 17 Landis Homes Video Update

Today’s video is special. Not only does it have updates from Landis Homes, it has video from the annual “Duckling Walk” on campus.  You can see the video HERE. The printed version of the document is available by clicking on the image below.

 

April 15 Video Update from Landis Communities

We are happy to share the video update today from President/CEO Larry Zook and Vice President of Community Initiatives Evon Bergey. They bring information as well as a short video explainer of the importance of physical distancing.  You can see the video HERE. The printed materials are found by clicking on the image below.

April 13 Video Update from Landis Homes

The video features information primarily for those living on the campus of Landis Homes.  You can see the video HERE. A printed version online is found by clicking the image below.  

 

April 9 Video Update for Landis Communities

This video contains important reporting and information from across Landis Communities.  Please watch the video HERE. To access the printed information, please click the image shown below.

April 8 Landis Homes Video Update

Today the video contains information primarily relating to Personal Care and Healthcare on the campus of Landis Homes.  You can see the new video by clicking HERE. The printed version is found by clicking on the image below.

  

April 7 Landis Communities Video Update

This Easter week looks very different from any most of us have experienced.  President/CEO Larry Zook shares thoughts about this time as well as a few updates from across the organization.  You can watch the video HERE. The printed version of the information can be found by clicking on the image below.

April 6 Landis Homes Video Update

The week starts of with an update from Landis Homes. Michelle Rassler gives reminders for the Landis Homes campus.  You can watch the video HERE. A printed copy of the newest update is found by clicking the image below.

 

April 3 Landis Homes Update

The Friday video wraps up the week with information for the Landis Homes campus.  You can watch the video by clicking HERE.  The image below is a printed version of this information.  The second is of a pattern available for persons wanting to make a face covering for themselves.

 

April 2 Landis Communities Update

Beth Trout and Evon Bergey share updates regarding the partnerships with a number of organizations including Pathways Institute, Lancaster Downtowners, Friends Life Care and No Longer Alone Family Support Group. You can see the video by clicking HERE. The printed information can be found by clicking on the image below.

   

Resources for Emotional and Mental Health

These are unprecedented times. We at Landis Communities are working together to protect the health and safety of residents, clients, team members and others who are part of our community. Taking care of our emotional health is critical during times of sustained crisis.  Below you will find links to several documents we want to share as resources for you or your family members. 

CDC – Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

National Alliance on Mental Illness COVID-19 Update

WHO – Mental Health Considerations

March 31 Video: Landis Communities Updates

Today’s video contains information from across the organization.  It includes reminders of Lancaster County being covered by the Stay At Home order and additional helpful information.  You can see it HERE.  The printed version is located by clicking on the image below.

 

March 3o Video: Update from Landis Homes

The video from Landis Homes today shares information relating to all of the Landis Homes campus. Please check out the video HERE.  If you prefer a printed copy, please click on the image below.

 

 

March 27 Video: Landis Communities Updates

President/CEO Larry Zook, along with Michelle Rassler and Evon Bergey share the latest information.  Please see the video link HERE.  The printed copy can be accessed by clicking on the image below. 

March 26 Video: Important Update from Landis Homes

Vice President of Operations/Executive Director of Landis Homes Michelle Rassler shares an important update from Landis Homes.  Please see the video at this link HERE. Printed information is found by clicking on the image below.

March 25 Video: Landis Communities Updates from all affiliates

The video for today contains updates from across the organization as well as a short introduction to our new magazine.  Please find the video HERE.  The printed information can be found by clicking on the image below.  

 

March 24 Video: Landis Homes Residential Living Information

Today Beth Trout interviews Jenny Sheckells and Michelle Rassler regarding information for Residential Living at Landis Homes.  The video of this interview is found HERE. Click on the image below for a printed version of the information.

 

March 23 Video: Personal Care Information from Welsh Mountain Home

This video contains a question and answer interview for persons connected to Welsh Mountain Home.  Vice President of Community Initiatives Evon Bergey shares helpful information regarding how the organization is working to keep residents and team members safe during this unprecedented time.  The video can be viewed HERE.  There is also a printed version of this communication.  You can find that by clicking HERE 

 

 

March 23 Video: Information and Updates from Larry Zook

President/CEO Larry Zook shares updates regarding a number of items from across Landis Communities and thanks people for their support and prayers.  You can see the video HERE and are able to read the comments by clicking on the image below.

 

March 22 Video: Landis Homes Updates and Reminders.

Michelle Rassler shares reminders for residents and others as well as ways to not be scammed during these times of uncertainty.  In addition to watching the video HERE, you can read the information by clicking on the image below.

 

March 20 Video: Updates from Landis Homes Residential Living and Across Landis Communities

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, clicking on the image below will take you to 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: Updates from Across Landis Communities

Beth Trout interviews President/CEO Larry Zook as he shares information from across the organization as well as deep thanks to all who are providing care and supporting us behind the scenes. You can see the video HERE.  A printed version of today’s information can be found by clicking on the image below.

 

 

 

March 18 Video: Questions and Answers Relating to Personal Care and Healthcare at Landis Homes

Michelle Rassler interviews the directors of Personal Care and Healthcare at Landis Homes, giving insight to questions and new information. You can click HERE to see the video. A printed version with additional information can also be found by clicking on the image below

March 17 Video with focus on Residential Living

The video for Tuesday, March 17 is of Beth Trout interviewing Jenny Sheckells and Michelle Rassler.  It focuses on questions from the Residential Living part of campus.  You can see the video HERE. In addition, there is a printed piece.  Click the image to see the complete letter.

 

 

 

March 16 Update to Traffic Patterns at Landis Communities and Landis Homes

Today’s video update shows the new patterns for those who are essential to Landis Homes and other parts of Landis Communities.  Please watch for information about how to enter and leave campus.  HERE

In addition, there is a Q&A relating to the newest developments. Please click the image to learn more.

Coronavirus LC QandA March 16

March 15 Update from Landis Homes – IMPORTANT UPDATES

 

All of us at Landis Communities are working to keep residents, clients and team members safe during these uncertain times. Please see the latest information from Landis Homes HERE. In addition, there is a video highlighting the most recent changes to our protocols for Landis Homes and other parts of Landis Communities located on East Oregon Road. It can be found HERE.

 

March 13 Video Panel from Landis Homes

Please follow the link below to see a conversation with President/CEO Larry Zook, VP of Operations/Executive Director of Landis Homes Michelle Rassler and Landis Homes Board Chair Dr. Dan Mast.  This was recorded on the morning of March 13.  https://vimeo.com/397449150

March 11, 2020

Critical Campus Information for Landis Homes and Landis Communities Offices

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.
A team from Landis Communities continues to monitor directions from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other Federal and State entities who guide our work. Based on their recommendations, we are limiting those who can visit Personal Care and Health Care areas of Landis Homes. This means, except for certain situations, such as end-of-life situations or when a visitor is essential for the resident’s emotional well-being and care, visits will not be possible (CMS). Please click HERE for more information. For information on other parts of Landis Communities, please visit their Web sites and social media outlets.

March 6, 2020

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

All the entities of Landis Communities are committed to being proactive as we protect residents, clients 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 visit any residential accommodations 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.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx