Update: COVID-19 Information and Precautions

November 17, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had not identified any new cases of COVID-19 since the last update. Facility has met 2 sequential rounds of negative testing for both residents and healthcare professionals. Facility is still performing weekly testing for staff and residents as recommended by CDPH and LHD. Will continue to perform screening for Healthcare professionals prior to reporting to work to ensure they are fit to work. Facility is following cohorting procedures, CDC infection control guidelines for infection prevention. Will provide more updates as they become available.


November 3, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had not identified any new cases of COVID-19 since the last update. Facility had been doing weekly testing for residents and staff as recommended by CDPH and LHD. Facility is still on Quarantine order pending this week’s COVID testing results. Facility will provide updates as they become available.


October 22, 2020

Modesto Post Acute center had identified 1 more resident with COVID-19 infection. No new staff members have tested positive since the last update.
All residents with COVID-19 infection are being cohorted to COVID zone. Facility is currently in response testing mode which means residents and staff will be tested weekly as recommended by CDPH and LHD until no new cases are identified in 2 sequential rounds of testing. All HCPs are being screened for s/s of COVID-19 prior to reporting to work to ensure they are fit to work. Facility will continue to provide updates as they are available.


October 18, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had identified 7 additional resident cases of COVID-19 since the last update. Residents are being cohorted to COVID unit to limit the spread of infection. Facility will continue with weekly testing of staff and residents as recommended by CDPH. Facility will provide updates as applicable.



October 16, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had been notified of 1 additional resident case of COVID-19 since the last update. No new staff cases since the last update. The facility will continue to do weekly testing as recommended, screening of HCPs prior to reporting to work. The facility will continue to follow cohorting procedures to limit the spread of infection. Will provide updates as they are available.


October 15, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had identified 2 new cases of COVID-19 which involves 2 staff members. Both staff members are at home under quarantine. No new residents cases noted since the last update. Facility will continue with weekly testing as recommended by CDPH and Local Health Department. Facility will provide more updates as they become available.


October 12, 2020

The facility had identified 1 more resident with COVID-19 infection since the last update. The resident is being cohorted to the COVID unit. The facility will continue to do testing for residents and staff as recommended by CDPH, follow CDC guidelines for infection control. The facility is closely working with local public health. Will continue to provide updates as they become available.


October 11,2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had identified 3 additional cases of COVID-19 that involves 3 residents. No new staff members have been identified with COVID infection since the last update. Facility had cohorted COVID-19 residents to COVID unit to limit spread of the infection. Facility will continue to do weekly testing as recommended for residents and staff. Facility will provide updates as they become available.



October 9, 2020

The facility had identified 1 additional staff member with COVID-19 infection. The staff member is at home under quarantine. The facility is performing weekly testing as recommended by CDPH and LHD. Screening all HCPs prior to their shift to ensure they are fit to work. The facility will provide updates as they are available.


October 4, 2020

Facility had identified 1 new resident case of COVID-19 since the last update. Facility will continue to comply with social distancing, CDC guidleines for  PPE, daily screening of the residents for identification of COVID-19 related symptoms, testing of staff and residents as recommended by CDPH to limit spread of the infection. Employees are being screened prior to their shift to ensure they are fit to work. Facility will provide more updates as they are available.



October 2, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center has not identified any new cases of COVID-19 since the last update. The facility will continue to perform testing for staff and residents as recommended by CDPH. The facility will provide updates as they become available.


September 21, 2020

Modesto Post Acute had identified no new resident cases of COVID-19 from the last 2 weeks. The facility had been notified of 1 additional staff member case of COVID-19 since the last update. The staff member is at home under quarantine. The facility will continue testing and screening of HCPs and residents as recommended by CDPH. The facility will provide updates as they become available.


September 16, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center has not identified any new cases of COVID-19 since the last update. The facility will continue to work with CDPH, Public health, and other agencies for guidance and implementation of measures for infection prevention. Will provide updates as they become available.


September 8, 2020

The facility had identified additional cases of COVID-19 which includes 2 staff members. Both staff members are at home under quarantine. No new resident cases have been identified since the last update. The facility will continue to do testing as recommended by CDPH, screening of residents, and HCPs to ensure they are fit to work, following CDC guidelines for infection control. The facility will provide updates as they become available.


September 3, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had identified one more resident case of COVID-19. No new staff members have tested positive. The resident is being cohorted to the COVID unit. The facility will continue to work with CDPH and Local Public Health and follow CDC guidelines for infection control. The facility is testing residents and staff as recommended by CDPH. The facility will provide updates as they become available.


August 27, 2020

The facility has been notified of additional cases of COVID-19 since the last update which includes 2 residents and 1 staff member. The staff member is currently at home under quarantine. Residents are being cohorted to the COVID unit under isolation precautions to limit the spread of infection. The facility will continue to follow the facility mitigation plan as approved by CDPH for cohorting, isolation procedures, screening of residents, and health care professionals for infection control. Please continue to check our facility website for any further updates.


August 24, 2020

Modesto Post Acute had identified 5 more residents and 2 more staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 since the last update. Staff members are at home under quarantine. Residents are being cohorted accordingly. The facility will continue to provide updates as they are available.


August 23, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had identified additional cases of COVID-19 which includes 15 residents and 2 staff members since the last update. Staff members are at home under quarantine. Residents are being cohorted to the COVID unit to limit the spread of this respiratory infection. The facility will provide updates as they are available.


August 19, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center had identified 1 more resident and 2 more staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 since the last update. A few more residents have recovered and ready to move out to non-COVID unit due to meeting the criteria for discontinuation of isolation precautions. Staff members are at home under quarantine. The facility will continue to provide updates as they become available.


August 14, 2020

The facility has no new cases of COVID-19 since the last update. Will provide updates as they become available.


August 13, 2020

The facility has 1 more resident and 2 staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Few residents have recovered from COVID-19 and ready to move to a non-COVID unit with guidance from local public health. The facility will provide new updates as they become available.


August 11, 2020

The facility would like to provide an update on COVID-19. The facility has identified 20 more resident cases and 2 additional staff members who have tested positive. The staff is at home under quarantine. The facility will provide updates as they are available.


August 10, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center has identified more cases of COVID-19 which includes 2 of the residents and 1 staff member who has tested positive for COVID-19. The facility will continue to follow protocols and procedures such as cohorting residents, daily screening of residents, and staff to limit the spread of COVID-19. The facility would be providing updates as applicable.


August 9, 2020

The facility has identified 1 more staff member who has tested positive. No new cases of COVID-19 of residents since the last update. Staff member currently at home under quarantine. The facility will provide updates as they become available.


August 7, 2020

We would like to provide an update on COVID-19. The facility had identified 1 more resident and 1 staff member who has tested positive. The facility will continue with cohorting procedures, screening of residents and HCP, weekly testing until for residents and staff. The facility would provide updates as they become available.


August 5, 2020

The facility had identified 5 additional residents and 2 additional staff members tested positive for COVID-19. The facility is following protocols and procedures for infection control including screening of residents and staff, cohorting residents to limit the spread of the respiratory infection. Will provide an updates as they are available.


August 4, 2020

We would like to provide an update on COVID-19. We had 9 additional residents have tested positive. 1 additional staff member has tested positive. We are cohorting residents to the COVID unit as per protocol to limit the spread of infection. The facility will continue with weekly testing until we get 2 consecutive weeks of no positive test results. The facility will continue to provide updates on COVID-19 as it becomes available.


August 1, 2020

The facility has identified 1 more resident who has tested positive for COVID-19. No new staff members have tested positive since the last update. The facility has been cohorting residents to designated zone to limit the spread of this respiratory infection. Will continue to implement procedures and protocols for infection control. The facility will continue to provide updates as applicable.


July 31, 2020

We would like to provide another update on COVID-19. On July 30th, 2 additional staff members tested positive for COVID-19. No new residents have tested positive since the last update. Staff members who have tested positive are at home under quarantine.

We are continuing to monitor all residents and staff members for the signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Will continue to follow all of our protocols and procedures to treat the affected resident and to limit the spread of the disease to other residents and staff members. We are testing all residents and staff members weekly until we have had two consecutive weeks without any positive tests. We are continuing to work closely with the county public health department to ensure the safety of our residents and staff.


July 29, 2020

We would like to provide another update on COVID-19. On Tuesday, July 28th, 5 additional residents tested positive for COVID-19. No new staff members have tested positive since the last update. We are continuing to monitor residents and staff members for signs and symptoms of the respiratory infection and will continue to follow all of our protocols and procedures to treat the affected resident and to limit the spread of the disease to other residents and staff members.

We are testing all residents and staff members weekly until we have had two consecutive weeks without any positive tests.

We are continuing to work closely with the county public health department to ensure the safety of our residents and staff.


July 27, 2020

Modesto Post Acute Center wants to provide another update on COVID-19. On Sunday, July 26th 1 resident and 1 staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member is home under quarantine. We are continuing to monitor residents and staff members for signs and symptoms of the respiratory infection and will continue to follow all of our protocols and procedures to treat the affected resident and to limit the spread of the disease to other residents and staff members.

We are testing all residents and staff members weekly until we have had two consecutive weeks without any positive tests.

We are continuing to work closely with the county public health department to ensure the safety of our residents and staff.


July 24, 2020

COVID-19 positive resident at Modesto Post Acute Center

We want to let you know that in the late afternoon of Thursday, July 23rd one of our residents tested positive for COVID-19. We have been preparing for months to treat COVID-19 positive residents and we have initiated all of our protocols and procedures to treat the affected resident and work to limit the spread of the disease to other residents. We are doing everything in our power to prevent the spread of this infection.

We will be testing all residents and staff members weekly until we have had two consecutive weeks without any positive tests. We are complying with social distancing standards for residents, including avoiding activities, dining, and any other events that typically take place in a group setting. Employees are being screened prior to and at the conclusion of each shift to ensure they are fit to work.

We have also reached out to the public health department for additional guidance and support.


July 17, 2020

No new cases of COVID have been reported in the facility. The facility had met the response testing requirement and clear to perform Surveillance testing. Currently have no symptomatic staff members working in the facility. Working closely with local public health and following their guidance as needed. We are following CDC guidelines for the prevention of this respiratory infection. We encourage all the families to stay connected with their loved ones via video or audio calls.


July 1, 2020, 4:00 pm

At Modesto Post Acute Center we have 2 employees who have tested positive for COVID. Zero residents have tested positive at the time of this posting.


Our utmost concern is for the health and well-being of each of our patients and to ensure our staff is healthy and able to continue to care for patients.

We continue to take cautionary measures and follow CDC guidelines. We are also receiving information from state and local officials. In accordance with those recommendations, only staff, essential vendors, and compassionate hospice care visits are permitted.

The measures we are currently taking at this time unless CDC or state and local officials instruct otherwise:

  • Protection with our workforce includes:
    • Screening employees, residents, and compassionate hospice care visitors for symptoms of acute respiratory illness (fever, cough, difficulty breathing)
    • Sick leave policies are non-punitive and flexible
    • Encouraging sick employees to stay home and call in replacement staff
    • Training and ensuring proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Verifying an inventory of PPE
  • Protection with our residents includes:
    • Separating residents who show respiratory symptoms away from others
    • Postponing field trips and activities outside the facility
    • Having activities that allow residents to maintain safe distances from others
    • Allowing for in-room dining to reduce the risk of spreading disease
    • Increasing cleaning in common areas (therapy rehabilitation area, dining area, activity area, lobby area, etc.)
    • Unfortunately, family members are not allowed to do laundry for any patients at this time.
    • Food cannot be brought from home and dropped off at the facility. However, GrubHub, UberEats or other professional food delivery services will be accepted.
  • Protection of all essential visitors, vendors, and deliveries includes:
    • Increasing monitoring or screening of visitors for respiratory symptoms
    • Limiting touching and social greeting
    • Only allowing essential visitors and vendors to enter the building
    • Encouraging family and friends to reach out socially (phone call, video conferencing) to residents to help with feelings of loneliness and isolation during this time.

We appreciate the confidence and trust you have in us to care for family members. We will keep you informed as we navigate this ongoing situation.

Modesto Post Acute Center