Village Update August 14, 2021


Protective Actions Taken

Coronavirus Update

August 14, 2021, 4:00 p.m.


The current Volusia County positivity rate is 23.78% for the week of July 30 through August 5.

As a reminder: Our quarantine process has resumed.  Vaccinated Residents, if you are having any symptoms of illness or you have had close contact exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, you will be asked to quarantine for a period of 5 days. On day 6, we will complete an antigen test. If your test is negative, you may come out of quarantine but are asked to closely monitor for symptoms for a period of 14 days. Unvaccinated residents, if you are having any symptoms of illness or you have had a close contact exposure, you will be asked to quarantine and monitor for symptoms for a period of 14 days.

COVID-19 Dashboard – Independent Living:

  • We have 1 independent living resident hospitalized related to COVID-19
  • We currently have 2 residents positive for COVID-19 in isolation in Independent Living
  • We currently have 6 residents in quarantine in Independent Living
  • We are monitoring 5 addresses in Independent Living for potential exposure or symptom development
  • We have 0 residents in Independent Living that have recovered from COVID-19 since our last update
  • We have had no residents pass away due to COVID-19 since our last update


COVID-19 Dashboard – Health Care:

  • We have 2 residents positive for COVID-19 in isolation (1 MO, 1 OV, at MO)
  • We current have 75 residents in quarantine at MO (residents potentially exposed to a positive staff member)
  • We have 7 resident at MO that have recovered from COVID-19


COVID-19 Dashboard – Employees:

  • We currently have 10 employees that have tested positive
  • We currently have 18 employees potentially exposed to COVID-19 in quarantine/on leave
  • We have 2 staff members currently hospitalized with COVID-19


How to protect yourself

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick and avoid contact with people in poor health.
  • Don’t touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then dispose of the tissue.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
  • Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.



Questions to Ask

  • Will you be wearing a mask?
  • Will the people working providing the services be wearing a mask?
  • Does the service properly sanitize between customers?
  • Will you refrain from touching unnecessary surfaces such as newspapers, magazines, and other paper items?
  • Do they restrict access to services including the waiting area to less than 10 people?
  • Do they maintain appropriate social distancing/social spacing?


Symptoms: 2-14 days after exposure

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath/ difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting or diarrhea
  • Most people believe they are suffering from allergies


Warning Signs:

Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face