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Coronavirus-19 Updates

Posted on: July 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] One Additional Lenawee Medical Care Facility Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

One additional employee of Lenawee Medical Care Facility has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 5 employees of the facility who have tested positive for COVID-19. All residents and employees have been and continue to be monitored for symptoms of COVID-19.

Lenawee Medical Care Facility is working closely with the Lenawee County Health Department to ensure residents and staff are safe by following Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines. The facility has implemented strategies to protect their residents and employees from COVID-19 which include;

  • educating staff on the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and how it is spread
  • quarantining all new patients for 14 days upon arrival to the facility
  • taking temperatures of all residents and staff daily
  • monitoring resident’s respiratory status daily
  • wearing of masks by all staff members
  • increased level of personal protective equipment in close patient contact situations
  •  closure of all communal spaces and group activities
  • limiting all non-essential visitors

This is another reminder that COVID-19 is present in our community. The Lenawee County Health Department urges all residents to practice prevention strategies to protect the most vulnerable members of our community such as; avoiding crowds and gatherings, wearing cloth face coverings when in all enclosed public spaces and when outdoors if unable to maintain 6 feet of distance, washing hands frequently and staying home when sick. For more information on COVID-19 please visit

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