Public Health is announcing an outbreak of two positive cases of COVID-19 in Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab on Friday morning.
On Thursday night, Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab notified residents’ family members that an employee and a resident had recently tested positive for COVID-19, according to Public Health. The facility carried out more tests with employees and residents, and all those that were tested gave negative results for COVID-19, according to a public health press release.
“We ask the community to keep Sandrock employees and residents in their hearts during this difficult time, said Kari Ladrow, Director of Public Health for Moffat County. “Sandrock has been doing exemplary work since the beginning of COVID-19 to protect its residents, and our health department will continue to work closely with Sandrock and the state health department in efforts to minimize the spread during this outbreak. This serves as a reminder to each of us that, although we are mourning the loss of normality in our own lives, there are vulnerable populations depending on our actions and humanity. “
In Sandrock’s warning, nursing home administrator Chandler Larsen said the outdoor visitation would be closed until further notice. Sandrock encourages contact with residents by phone or video call.
Sandrock is also updating family members during a weekly call from Zoom.
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