November 10: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake COVID-19 Update 11/10/20

The Chesapeake’s management team learned that a team member who works in the healthcare area tested positive for COVID-19 on November 10. The team member last worked on November 9, has been removed from the schedule and is self-quarantining at home.  

Contact tracing is currently underway to identify those who may have had close contact with positive team member. The Chesapeake’s team will conduct testing on team members and residents November 10, and again Tuesday November 17, as mandated by Virginia Department of Health (VDH).

Out of an abundance of caution, communal dining and activities in the healthcare area were suspended due to this positive case. Visitation is also suspended at this time. Per the VDH regulation, if there are no positive cases during the next 14 days, visitation, dining and activities may resume.

VDH has been notified of this positive test and The Chesapeake’s team continues to follow all recommended guidelines for infection prevention and spread. The safety, security and health of all residents is the foremost priority.

The leadership team continues to urge all residents to wear face masks, practice social distancing of at least six feet and use good hand hygiene. Stay tuned to the COVID-19 Communications Hub for the latest updates.