Emerald Heights Coronavirus Updates
As of October 18, 2021, all staff at Emerald Heights are fully vaccinated; a majority of staff and residents have also received a booster shot.
Effective March 12, 2022, residents, staff and visitors to Emerald Heights Independent Living are no longer required to wear masks or answer screening questions.
For the health and wellbeing of our visitors, staff, and residents, the following interventions remain in place for the Corwin Center at Emerald Heights:
- Corwin Center skilled nursing, assisted living, and memory care are following the guidance of the CDC’s LTC Plan with the addition of the restrictions noted above for assisted living.
- Visitors are no longer required to pre-schedule appointments for visits but we do ask that you observe our suggested visitation hours of 8 am – 8 pm out of respect to the residents of Corwin.
- Employees, vendors, and visitors will continue to be screened with Washington Department of Health recommended health questions and temperatures at the kiosks located at Corwin’s main entries.
Employees, vendors, and visitors who do not pass the screening questions are not being allowed in Corwin
Residents and staff are urged to follow the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html for prevention of any viral respiratory illness, including frequent hand washing, practice of good cough etiquette, advising those exhibiting any symptoms of the virus, or in direct contact with those exhibiting symptoms (sore throat, cough, fever) to remain at home until symptom free for 72 hours. Thank you for your support and understanding as we work diligently to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of residents and staff. As this is a rapidly changing situation we recommend for the most current information about COVID-19, visit the CDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html, Department of Health https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus, or King County https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/communicable-diseases/disease-control/novel-coronavirus.aspx websites.