NEW Resident Bank hours effective December 12th are as follows:
Monday 11:00AM -12:00 NOON
Wednesday 11:00AM -12:00 NOON
Friday 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Note: Weekends/Holidays limited funds are available at the Security Desk w/ proper ID
Long-Term and Short-Term Care Beds Available
for eligible persons. Please contact Admissions
at (718) 989-3056 to discuss the application process.
Tours are Welcome by
Appointment Only at (718) 989-3023
PLEASE REVIEW OUR TAB UNDER "MEDICAID ASSISTED LIVING"
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR ASSISTED LIVING AT OUR BEAUTIFUL HARBOR HOUSE FACILITY OR CALL US AT 718-554-8705!
Eger has 0 New COVID-19 POSITIVE RESIDENT Test Results
Eger has 0 New COVID-19 POSITIVE EMPLOYEE Test Results
The community transmission level is HIGH in Richmond County as of 1/23/2023
RESIDENT VISITATION UPDATE
VISITATION GUIDELINES - PLEASE READ UPDATED 12/2/2022
Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Influenza, and RSV in the community, we are doing everything possible at Eger to protect your loved ones and our staff.
Beginning December 2nd, 2022, there will be no visitation permitted off the unit in our 1st floor cafeteria and 2nd floor piano lounge & winter garden. When you are in our facility visiting your loved ones, please only visit in the resident’s room. Please do not visit in the hallways.
Please remember when visiting to wear a well-fitted mask that always covers both the nose and mouth during any visitation at the facility, practice proper hand hygiene, and maintain 6 feet distance as much as possible.
Your cooperation is appreciated. Stay safe and we Hope you Have A Great Holiday Season.
(EFFECTIVE JANUARY 12, 2022 AS PER GOVERNOR HOCHUL ORDER)
Please note the following important information as directed in a January 12, 2022 Memorandum from New York State Department of Health
"Mask, Personal Protective Equipment, and Physical Distancing Requirements for Visitors:
All visitors must:
Wear a well-fitting non-surgical paper mask or a mask of higher quality (i.e., surgical mask, KN95 or N95) at all times during any visitation at the facility. If the visitor wishes, a cloth mask may be placed over the paper mask. The masks must cover both the nose and the mouth; and;
Testing for Visitors: In addition, all nursing homes licensed and regulated by the New York State Department of Health must verify that visitors have received a negative SARS-CoV-2 test result one day prior to visitation for antigen tests and two days prior to visitation for NAAT (e.g. PCR) tests.
All visitors may use either NAAT testing or antigen testing. This means, for example, that a test for a Sunday visit should be conducted no earlier than Saturday if it’s an antigen test or Friday if it’s a PCR test. Any PCR or antigen test used must either have Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or be operating per the Laboratory Developed Test requirements by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
For visitors who visit for multiple days, including a visitor who comes every day, proof of negative testing is required as often as feasible, at a minimum every other day. Therefore, we encourage you to keep your negative test result with you to show so that it can be checked utilizing the date provided and the date of your visit.
Although not mandated for end of life (Hospice) residents, the facility is encouraging you to be tested so that we can help keep this virus under control at Eger Health Care Center.
• Physically distance from facility personnel and other patients/residents/visitors that are not directly associated with the specific resident(s) being visited by that individual."
Often during rounds, we have had to remind family and friends not to take off their masks while visiting. Of course, you may continue to bring treats and other food items to residents.
As you are aware we are struggling with staffing due to the virus and how it has affected our staff as much as it has affected our residents. Although able to bring staff back quicker, we must only bring them back from being ill if they are asymptomatic. Therefore, not everyone falls into the five-day category, and some are out much longer.
Also, please think about getting your booster. Boosters are available for our residents so if your family member has not yet received their booster, please speak with the unit nurse or the nursing supervisor. For yourselves, the booster is being offered at almost every pharmacy on Staten Island as well as vaccine sites. Please contact your health professional with any questions.
Again, your ongoing support is greatly appreciated. Stay safe, wear your mask, and remember to be vaccinated and boosted.
Click the link below to view some of the Staten Island Testing Sites- You can also call 311 for a site near you.
SELF-TESTING KIT DISTRIBUTION AT EGER H.C. FOR VISITORS
DISTRIBUTION IS AT THE FRONT SECURITY DESK DAILY 10 AM TO 5 PM ONLY
WE WILL CONTINUE TO DISTRIBUTE INDIVIDUAL TESTING KITS TO YOU FROM OUR SECURITY DESK TOGETHER WITH THE PAPERWORK NEEDED TO BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO VISIT.
YOU MAY NOT RETURN IF THE TEST RESULT IS POSITIVE- DO NOT BRING A POSITIVE RESULT INTO THE BUILDING - SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE FROM YOUR PHYSICIAN.
THE SECURITY OFFICER OR DESIGNEE WILL SIGN OFF ON THE FORM AND WILL RETAIN THE FORM FOR THE DESIGNATED TIME FRAME FROM THE DATE OF THE TEST SO YOU CAN RETURN FOR A VISIT THAT IS PERMITTED BY THE TESTING DATE.
IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO DO THE TESTING YOURSELF, PLEASE PROCEED TO ONE OF THE TESTING SITES LISTED ABOVE.
You must follow strict infection control practices or you will be asked to leave the facility.
There should be no visiting in hallways.
If you wish to visit with another visitor, please do so in the Main Lobby or outside of the facility.
Your cooperation is appreciated.
If you find out after you visited that you are COVID+ or have been in close contact with someone who is COVID+ please notify the facility nursing supervisor immediately so we can begin contact tracing.
Please help us keep COVID out of our facility. We are trying to do everything we can to keep your family member safe.
I want to thank you for your assistance and cooperation. Please inform your other family and friends who visit and we will also limit the number of visitors at one time to two.
Daily COVID Updates Available at (718) 989-3043
The facility has reviewed and updated our Pandemic Emergency Plan which is posted on our website under the Pandemic Emergency Plan tab - if you have any questions please reach out to Administration.
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