COVID-19 Information Center

Williamsburg Landing continues to diligently monitor the situation surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As always, our top priority is to protect the health, safety and wellness of our residents and employees. Be assured we are proactively reducing risk of exposure by restricting visitors, regularly disinfecting all surfaces and enforcing proper and frequent hand-washing—which remains the best combatant against the spread of infectious disease, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

As there are now numerous confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, we want to inform you that effective immediately,

Williamsburg Landing is restricting all visitors (see below for details).

Updated 3/16/2020

NEW UPDATES (March 19, 2020) 

Change in Visitation Rules for the Health and Rehabilitation Center, Assisted Living and Memory Support:

Per CDC Guidelines, we must restrict visitation of volunteers and non-essential healthcare personnel except for certain compassionate care situations such as end-of-life until further notice. In these cases, visitors will be limited to only enter the respective resident's room. 

WORKING WITH HEALTH AUTHORITIES

Williamsburg Landing is working in compliance with local, state and federal health authorities to ensure that our community is as safe as possible and actively working to prevent the spread of this virus. We ask for your cooperation and support over the coming days and weeks as we respond to this rapidly evolving situation.

VISITOR SCREENING

All visitors (non-residents & non-employees) will be screened (3 questions) at the front gate; those with answers indicating high risk will not be permitted to enter. 
Outside visitors must enter through the main doors of each building and proceed to the receptionist desk to sign in and out. 

Outside deliveries (dry cleaning, pizza deliveries, Amazon orders, etc.) will be accepted at the guard gate and delivered to your home by staff.

DINING SERVICES

Per CDC Guidelines which limit communal dining, all communal dining will cease effective today.

  • All IL dining venues will be closing at 2 PM today (03/16/2020). There will be no takeout and residents will receive credit for one meal.
  • Meals will be delivered once per day by staff starting Tuesday, March 17 at 8 AM (including weekends).
  • Deliveries will include: continental breakfast and pre-packaged dinner. Beverages will not be included.

Staff will ring the doorbell and leave pre-packaged food. If you have a cooler or freezer bag, you can place it on the porch for acceptance of deliveries.

If you will not be home during the delivery period or have any other concerns, please contact Cassie LeDuc at 565-6545.

*HRC, Assisted Living, and Memory Support meals will be delivered to individual rooms. 

HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES

Housekeeping Service for Independent Living resident homes will stop effective 3/17/2020 through 3/31/2020. Services will be reassessed as appropriate. Common areas will continue to be cleaned.

THE CLINIC

  • The Clinic will be physically closed this week (3/16/2020-3/20/2020) but will be taking phone calls.
  • In the event you have medical concerns, please contact your physician by phone to receive instructions before visiting their respective office. If feeling ill, please CALL the Clinic - Do Not Visit.
  • If an Independent Living resident is pending tests results or tests positive for COVID-19, please contact Nancy Barhite by phone so she can coordinate appropriate services to insure you can quarantine safely. 
  • Tests for COVID-19 cannot be done at Williamsburg Landing. It must be coordinated by a physician.

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

When it comes to infection prevention, you can have a positive impact on others through your actions. There are many things you can personally do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please help us make our community safer during this precarious time by making the following recommendations part of your daily activities:

  • Try to keep a distance of six feet from other people when possible.
  • Avoid shaking hands.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick, crowds and high-touch surfaces in public places.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Wash your hands often throughout the day with antibacterial soap for 20 seconds.
  • Use hand sanitizer between hand washings.
  • Encourage any potential visitors to stay at home and call you for a chat instead.

RESOURCES

We want to make sure our residents and staff have the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak in Virginia. Here are some official resources you can rely on to educate yourself with the most accurate information:

CDC | COVID-19 Situation Summary

Virginia Department of Health | Coronavirus Updates for Virginians

World Health Organization | Coronavirus Q&A