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These interventions include, but are not limited to: Screening all individuals who enter the community Ongoing education for team members and residents regarding infection control practices Appropriate cleaning and disinfecting, particularly for common areas, shared spaces and high-touch surfaces Wearing facemasks for everyone, except during dining Residents, team members and visitors are encouraged to maintain …

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October 22: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s management team is pleased to report that the assisted living area does not have any new positive residents or team members after last Friday’s testing. The Chesapeake will conduct testing on team members and residents on October 23, as mandated by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Per the VDH regulation, if there …

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October 16: Visitation Update

The Chesapeake’s management team thanks all members of the community for the ongoing support and patience. We are excited to share that the most recent round of baseline testing for team members in the health care area concluded with all negative results. As a result of this testing and the county’s current positivity rate as …

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Fall Foliage at The Chesapeake

According to YouGov, fall is the most popular season of the year. With the cooler weather, fall festivals and dazzling colors of the changing leaves, it’s easy to see why. This post will look at one of the favorite fall activities for seniors — leaf peeping — and suggest top spots in Virginia to view …

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October 15: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s management team has learned that a resident in the assisted living area tested positive for COVID-19 after a hospitial stay for an unrelated issue. This resident will remain in the hospital until they receive a negative test. This positive test is unrelated to the ongoing routine testing based on the area’s positivity rate. …

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October 12: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s management team has learned that a transportation and home care team member tested positive for COVID-19. This team member is asymptomatic, has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home. This team member is the one identified through contact tracing who had been in close contact with the home care team …

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October 9: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s management team has learned that a member of the home care team tested positive for COVID-19. This team member has been removed from the schedule and is recovering at home. Contact tracing identified one team additional member who may have had close contact with positive team member. That person is self-quarantining at home. …

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September 25: COVID-19 Update

The management team at The Chesapeake is working together to keep residents, families and team members safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As such, we are committed to transparency related to COVID-19 testing results. A team member working within the licensed area of The Chesapeake tested positive for COVID-19 on September 24. The team member last …

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Favorite Fall Snacks

As the calendar changes from summer to fall, it brings with it changing leaves, cooler weather, and seasonal fruits and vegetables, making it the perfect time to change up your menu. This post will explore healthy snacks for seniors recipes and easy, healthy fall snack ideas.  Healthy snacks for seniors.It’s an age-old adage: You are …

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September 10: COVID-19 Testing Update

By the conclusion of August, The Chesapeake successfully completed the state-mandated baseline testing. As a result, the community is moving forward with the re-opening process in the safest possible way with the goal of keeping each member of The Chesapeake’s family healthy.  However, as the pandemic continues, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) …

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