December 31: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s leadership team has become aware of four team members who have tested positive for COVID-19. The team members are currently quarantined at home. Contact tracing has been conducted.  The team members worked in the departments of dining services, housekeeping/laundry, and in memory care.  All Residents in memory care were tested, and their results were negative.  No other residents or team members have exhibited signs or symptoms of respiratory illness.

Visitation to all licensed areas including assisted living, memory care and healthcare has not changed from the current visitation policy.

Licensing agencies and the Virginia Department of Health have been notified with no new recommendations at this time. The Chesapeake’s team will continue with testing per Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines and will provide updates on any further positive results and/or protocol changes.

The Chesapeake’s team urges all residents, their guests and all team members to remain vigilant regarding mask-wearing, social distancing and proper hand hygiene.

Please check the COVID-19 Communications Hub  for up-to-date communications. Questions or concerns may be submitted to Damian Polewczak at [email protected].


Barbara Jackson-Ingram

Administrator of Health Services