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Seven people test positive for COVID-19 at Kenosha County long-term care facility

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Posted at 3:56 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 16:56:05-04

KENOSHA COUNTY — Five residents and two employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at Parkside Manor, a long-term care facility in Kenosha County.

The Kenosha County Division of Health made the announcement Monday. All seven individuals have not been hospitalized at this point.

Officials are working with the facility’s management to provide personal protective equipment for residents and staff. They're also working to isolate residents and send messages to their guardians.

Froedtert South has provided Parkside Manor with collection kits to test all residents.

Parkside Manor released the following statement:

"The health and well-being of our residents and team members are our greatest priority. While individuals at our facility have tested positive for COVID-19, we continue working together to care for our residents, to protect the safety of our team members, and to protect the people in our community. We are closely monitoring developments and guidelines with respect to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization as well as other expert sources. We are also working with and at the direction of health care authorities. In addition, we are following enhanced internal protocols in order to help control the spread of COVID-19. Our facility is supported by a Senior Lifestyle-affiliated task force and management team comprised of various disciplines to aid us in our preparation, readiness, communication, and management of the COVID-19 coronavirus.”

Parkside Manor has 32 residents and 37 employees.

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