Visit Safely

Information updated as of February 3, 2023

We provide regular updates regarding the measures in place across our healthcare campus designed to keep our residents, staff and visitors safe in accordance with government guidelines during the global pandemic.

St. Luke Health Services

Visitors are welcome and visits are taking place. The New York State Department of Health requires all visitors to receive/document a negative COVID-19 test result prior to entering a nursing home. Visitor Guildelines can be found here.

Bishop’s Commons

Visitors are welcome and visits are taking place. Visitor Guidelines can be found here.

St. Francis Commons

Visitors are welcome and visits are taking place . Visitor Guidelines can be found here.

Visiting Safely - What You Should Know

  • Precautions in effect on our healthcare campus adhere to guidelines from Federal and State authorities.
  • All visitors will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19 which includes a temperature check and attestation that you are in good health and are not experiencing signs or symptoms of COVID-19 before entering.
  • Visitors may be required to wear a surgical face mask during a visit. Visitors should practice social distancing and frequent hand hygiene either by washing or using hand sanitizer, which we make readily available.
  • Staff are using all required precautionary measures and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • When leaving their rooms, residents are encouraged to wear a facemask if medically able and to perform hand hygiene, limit their movement in the residence, and use social distancing.
  • Residents are routinely monitored by our Care team for signs and symptoms of a respiratory illness.
  • Following government guidelines, our staff will implement appropriate isolation procedures and use all protective measures for any resident if they develop a new onset of respiratory symptoms.
  • Extensive cleaning and hygiene measures are in place at all of our residences.

Our COVID-19 Vaccination Program

We actively encourage our residents and employees to keep their COVID-19 vaccination status "up-to-date" in accordance with current guidelines. Any resident or employee wishing to receive an initial vaccine or booster can do so either on-site or throught arrangements with a local pharmacy. 


Weekly Status Update

February 2023

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (February 3)

This past week no residents and one employee tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

January 2023

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (January 27)

This past week one resident and two employees tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (January 20)

This past week four residents and four employees tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (January 13)

This past week two residents and three employees tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (January 6)

This past week one resident and one employee tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

December 2022

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (December 30)

This past week no residents and two employees tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (December 23)

This past week one resident and no employees tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (December 16)

This past week one employee and two residents tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (December 9)

This past week one employee and one resident tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (December 2)

This past week one employee and four residents tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

November 2022

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (November 25)

This past week one employee and no residents tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

  

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (November 18)

This past week one employee and no residents tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (November 11)

This past week one employee and no residents tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (November 4)

This past week three employees and no residents tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

October 2022

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (October 28)

This past week no employees, no residents and one Adult Day Care Program client tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (October 14)

This past week found two employees and four residents test positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (October 14)

This past week found ten employees and twenty-three residents test positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

 

Weekly Status Update for St. Luke Health Services (October 7)

This past week found four employees and no residents test positive for the COVID-19 virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

* Bishop’s Commons and St. Francis Commons alerts individual family representatives if a resident is exposed or tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. 

September 2022

Weekly Status Update for our Healthcare Campus (September 30)

St. Luke Health Services

This past week found two employees and no residents test positive. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

Bishop’s Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus. 

St. Francis Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus.

 

Weekly Status Update for our Healthcare Campus (September 23)

St. Luke Health Services

This past week found one employee and no residents test positive. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

Bishop’s Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus. 

St. Francis Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus.

 

Weekly Status Update for our Healthcare Campus (September 16)

St. Luke Health Services

This past week found five employees and no residents test positive. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

Bishop’s Commons

This past week found one employee and no residents test positive for the virus. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

St. Francis Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus.

 

Weekly Status Update for our Healthcare Campus (September 9)

St. Luke Health Services

This past week found two employees and no residents test positive. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

Bishop’s Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus. 

St. Francis Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus.

 

Weekly Status Update for our Healthcare Campus (September 2)

St. Luke Health Services

This past week found two employees and no residents test positive. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

Bishop’s Commons

This past week found one employee and no residents test positive. All residents are being closely monitored by our Medical team and all staff are being monitored by our Employee Health/Infection Control team.

St. Francis Commons

This past week found no employees or residents test positive for the virus.