The Volusia County Positivity Rate is 16.77% for the week of Aug 27-Sept 2.
It is the policy of John Knox Village that all stakeholders, care givers, vendors, and residents should wear a mask under the following conditions:
Anytime when in resident areas (This includes but not limited to a resident home, dining areas, hallways, activity areas, and so on);
- Anytime you are in the same area as residents;
- Cooking and preparing food;
- Delivering food.
The mask should cover your mouth and your nose at all times
Events and Activity Updates:
- Help support Orange City Elementary School’s Family Center by donating much needed items for local families. Food donations will be accepted at apartment 121 Audubon, on Sept 21, 23, 28, and 30, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are welcome to come and help pack boxes as the food arrives. A list of requested items can be found in this week’s Village Weekly.
- The Employee Appreciation Fund Corn Hole Tournament will be hosting practice sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays in September from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pavilion. Sign up for the tournament begins on September 13th! Don’t know how to play corn hole, but want to play in the tournament? Watch our instructional video on the resident portal: Corn Hole Instructional Video
- The next Chat with Joe is scheduled for Thursday, September 16th at 9:30 a.m.
- We have 1 resident hospitalized related to COVID-19
- We currently have 0 residents positive for COVID-19 in isolation
- We currently have 1 resident in quarantine
- We are monitoring 0 addresses for potential exposure or symptom development
- We have 3 residents 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
- We have 4 residents positive for COVID-19 in isolation at MO
- We currently have 8 residents in quarantine at MO (potential exposure to a positive staff member)
- We currently have 0 residents in quarantine at OV
- We currently have 1 resident at MO on isolation (testing negative but showing signs and symptoms on one of the impacted units)
- We currently have 0 residents at OV on isolation
- We have 1 resident at MO that has recovered from COVID-19
- We have had 0 residents pass away from COVID-19 since our last update
- We currently have 4 employees that have tested positive
- 3 Health care
- 0 Health care support staff (not providing direct care)
- 1 Non Health Care staff
- We currently have 10 employees potentially exposed to COVID-19 in quarantine/on leave
- We have 0 staff members currently hospitalized with COVID-19
Vaccinations as of 09/01:
- We currently have 285 of 497 employees vaccinated for a 57.3%.
- We have an additional 11 employees who have completed their first dose bringing the total to 59.7%
- We continue to offer vaccines twice monthly at a minimum
Protect yourself from the spread of COVID-19:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick
- 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.
- Wear a mask anytime you are in a resident area which includes but is not limited to a resident home, dining areas, hallways, activity areas, or any other common area as well as anytime you are in the same area as residents. The mask should cover your mouth and your nose at all times.
If you are not feeling well for any reason, contact the resident nurse at extension 1407.
- If you have any symptoms of illness or,
- You have a close contact exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, you will need to be quarantined for a period of 5 days.
- On Day 6, we will complete an antigen test. If negative
- You may come out of quarantine and are required to closely monitor for symptoms for a period of 14 days.
- Any known exposure you should avoid indoor common areas including but not limited to dining rooms, resident events, library, and so on until cleared.
- If you are having symptoms of illness or
- You have a close contact exposure:
- You will be asked to quarantine and monitor symptoms for a period of 14 days.