Village Update – June 11, 2021


COVID-19 Community Update:

Volusia County Positivity Rate Ending 6.03.2021– 5.2%

  • Testing at Majestic Oaks is once per week
  • Currently have 0 residents positive for COVID-19 in isolation
  • Currently 0 residents are hospitalized related to COVID -19
  • Currently 0 residents potentially exposed to COVID-19 in quarantine
  • Currently have 0 residents have passed due to COVID-19 since our last update
  • Currently 0 employees has tested positive
  • Currently 0 employees potentially exposed to COVID-19 in quarantine/leave


Village Update:

We have started using our new automated call system, the Village Alert Line. If you would like to receive text messages, text ALERT to 22300.

When you receive a call from VAL make sure to listen to the call in its entirety. At the end of each call, VAL may ask if you would like to opt-out of receiving calls from John Knox Village. It is very important that all residents are opted- in to receive calls from us. After each call is complete, simply hang up. There is no need to press any other buttons on your phone after listening to the message.


Effective Tuesday, June 1, 2021, John Knox Village will resume overnight guests with approval. Please contact Nicole Vega, RN, Director of Clinical Services at 386-775-3840 Ext 1022 or 1413 or by email with your request.

  • Once approved, the resident is responsible for notification to the gatehouse of upcoming visitors.
  • Visitors must still check in at the gatehouse and will be subject to our screening process.
  • Overnight guest stays will not exceed 7 days.
  • All visitors are restricted to the resident unit and will not be allowed in common areas of campus.
  • Visitors may walk dogs directly in front of or behind a unit but may not walk throughout the village.
  • Visitors are not permitted in any dining venues at this time.
  • Visitors should not come if they are experiencing any symptoms of illness that could be related to COVID-19 including but not limited to fever or chills, shortness of breath, cough, congestion, loss of taste or smell, fatigue, sore throat, nausea, or vomiting.
  • Visitor will be required to notify John Knox Village should they experience any of these symptoms or receive notification of a positive COVID 19 test result during their visit or up to 14 days after their visit. Symptoms or positive test results should immediately reported to Nicole Vega, RN, Director of Clinical Services at 386-775-3840 Ext 1022 or 1413.
  • Although mask mandates have been lifted, as a reminder, the safest ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to wear a mask when socializing with people not from your immediate household, maintain a 6 foot distance, and frequent hand washing.


Effective Monday June 14, 2021 – Screenings for residents and staff will stop at the gate.

  • Employees will continue to be screened prior to clocking in for work.
  • Residents will need to notify the resident nurse of any change in their health condition
  • Holly Branch and Oak Park gates will be reopened for entrance to the community by residents
    • Remotes for Holly Branch gate will be sent out to residents
    • Should you desire a remote, call security to get on the list.
  • All guests are to use gate house 1 or 2 for screening
  • If you have a guest or non-resident passenger in your vehicle, please enter the community through gate house 1 or 2 in order to be screened


Oak Tree Grill anticipated opening date is June 21! Look for updates on a possible soft opening.


Protect Yourself from COVID-19:

  • 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.


If you have been around someone who has COVID-19:

Vaccinated residents:

  • Vaccinated residents can still contact the virus and test positive
  • If you have symptoms and then test positive – contact us immediately
  • Additional testing is required by the Florida Department of Health – we will assist with the reporting
  • You will need to be quarantined if you are exhibiting symptoms.
  • Approval must be received to be removed from quarantine/isolation
  • Any known exposure you should avoid indoor common areas including but not limited to dining rooms, resident events, library, and so on.



  • When you tested positive for COVID-19 – immediate isolation for 10 days or 10 days from symptom onset and 24 hours without fever reducing medication(*)
  • *Severe case require 20 days of isolation
  • You have had exposure to someone who has test positive – Immediate quarantine for 14 days – You cannot test out per CDC guidelines
  • You have had exposure to someone who has had exposure to someone who had tested positive – Use extreme caution and monitor yourself for any signs or symptoms.