Troy Health & Rehab numbers spike then drop

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip By Jaine Treadwell Published 6:00 pm Monday, January 18, 2021 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Latest Stories Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration After a recent sharp rise in the number of active COVID cases at Troy Health & Rehabilitation Center in Troy, the numbers dropped significantly on Monday.Warren Kelly, TH&R Administrator, said the total number of active cases at TH&R dropped from 104 on January 13 to 38 on Monday (January 18).“On January 13, the number of residents who tested positive for COVID-19 was 83,” Kelly said. “On Monday, we had 24 active cases among the residents.. The number of employees with active cases also dropped from 21 to 14 during the same period.” On January 5, TH&R had 31 active cases, 14 among residents and 17 among employees.“Then on January 13 the number increased sharply to 104 with 83 cases among the residents and 21 among the employees,” Kelly said. “That rise followed the holiday season and holiday gatherings.”Kelly said Monday’s decline to 38 active cases is encouragement that the rise was due, in a large part, to the holiday gatherings; therefore, the number of cases could continue to decrease.’“The residents and employees with active cases are receiving appropriate medical attention,” Kelly said. “Troy Health and Rehab continues to follow CDE and CMS guidelines in an effort to contain the virus. We continue to spray disinfectant several times a day and to test regularly for the virus.” Email the author Kelly said the significant rise in the number of active cases among both the residents and employees coincided with the holiday season.Kelly said he agrees with Rick Smith, Troy Regional Medical Center CEO, in that the rise in the number of COVID cases is due in a large part to holiday gatherings.“Health care specialists have said the past three weeks have been the worst yet for the spread of COVID-19, Kelly said. “On December 15, TH&R didn’t have any active cases of the virus. On December 21, we had a total of four active cases and on December 28 we had 7.”Then, the number of active cases began to rise sharply. Kelly said the COVID-19 vaccine is available for residents and employees. To receive the vaccine, a resident must have family approval.“Some residents don’t receive family approval and we have employees who choose not to have the vaccine.” Kelly said. “However, more employees are now choosing to have the vaccine.Kelly said TH&R is diligent in its efforts to provide a safe and healthy environment for its residents and its employees at this unprecedented time and at all times. Print Article You Might Like Byrd Drug Company offering vaccine Byrd Drug Company began administering the COVID-19 vaccine by appointment only starting Monday, January 18. The store will be closing… read more Troy Health & Rehab numbers spike then drop By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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