1.7.22 Letter To Families And Friends
Dear Sinai Residents, Employees, Families, Friends, and Doctors;
I hope this letter finds you Healthy & Safe!
To ensure the safety of our residents and employees we are continuing Covid-19 testing of unvaccinated Employees and unvaccinated Residents as well as those that are out in the community & potentially exposed and all those that are symptomatic. We ask that everyone remains vigilant with PPE & mask usage, and we continuously encourage safe social distancing.
*The facility is currently in outbreak with 63 positive Residents and 12 employees that are currently positive for covid-19. Testing of all those that were in contact is currently taking place. Facility wide testing is taking place at this time.
** We look forward to welcoming and accepting the support of the National Guard which will be coming to our facility & staff starting Monday1/10/2022 to assist with supplementing staff while we wait for those currently with Covid-19 to recover. **
Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics at Sinai Post Acute have been taking place continuously since 12/30/2020. Our pharmacy provider is now providing vaccination clinics for the Pfizer Vaccine. The Next Scheduled Date is 01/25/2022- Booster Vaccinations are available. We continue to encourage all Residents, and Families to get vaccinated & boosters at this time!
For questions or to schedule visitation please contact Ms. Marie Valentine from 8:30am-3:30pm at 973-483-6800 ext 143.
** Under advisement and in coordination with Newark and the State Department of Health the facility is currently closed for visitation during this outbreak while we complete testing and quarantine – we anticipate limited visitation by appointment only starting Tuesday 1/11/2022. All Visitors are required to come with appropriate PPE supplies- N95 mask, Goggles / facesheild and a gown if visiting a resident on an isolated unit. At this time visitors will not be allowed to visit with only a surgical mask, unfortunately we are not able to supply PPE to visitors at this time.
For all urgent inquiries, please call us 24/7 at 973-483-6800 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
** Please note the Emergency Outbreak Plan is posted to the Sinai Website for review.
Please remember to check our Website for updates that are posted regularly.
As always, we thank you for your continued support and pray that everyone stays safe.
Hoping the New Year brings Health & Happiness to All!