Non-direct resident care employee positive for COVID-19 at Parsons Presbyterian Manor
A non-direct resident care employee at Parsons Presbyterian Manor tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
The employee last worked Monday, November 8. The employee reported experiencing signs or symptoms of the virus after their shift, and tested positive with a rapid point-of-care test on Tuesday, November 9.
We have notified the Labette County Health Department and will follow any additional guidance they provide. At this time, no change in visitation was recommended. Unvaccinated staff will be tested twice weekly according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements based on the COVID-19 transmission rate in Labette County.
Staff members and residents are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines and best practices as these are continually updated.
Every person who receives the vaccine will strengthen the protection for all residents, staff and the community at-large. PMMA strongly encourages our families, employees and residents to carefully consider obtaining a vaccine for themselves as well as their loved ones.
For more information about Parsons Presbyterian Manor’s response, go to PMMA’s (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s) website, presbyterianmanors.org/media-room.