December 21: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake COVID-19 Update 12/21/20

While performing state-mandated baseline testing of residents and team members due to recent positive cases, three team members—two from healthcare and one from assisted living—and assisted living two residents tested positive for COVID-19.    

Family members of these residents have been contacted. Contact tracing has been completed. Anyone who was identified as having close contact with any of the positive residents or team members has been notified directly.

The Virginia Department of Health has been notified of these positive tests and The Chesapeake team continues to follow all recommended guidelines for infection prevention and spread. All team members in the assisted living neighborhood were tested for COVID-19 and all the results were negative.

Visitation, communal dining and communal activities for all licensed areas (healthcare, assisted living and memory support) are suspended until further notice.

The Chesapeake’s leadership team urges residents to continue wearing masks, keeping a social distance of at least six feet and practicing hand hygiene.

Stay tuned to the COVID-19 Communications Hub for the latest updates.