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Another employee at Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center test positive for COVID-19

The Carlisle-based nursing home said a total of eight staffers have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
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CARLISLE, Pa. — UPDATE July 8, 2020 

Another staff member has tested positive for COVID-19 at Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

In a press release from Cumberland County, the nursing and rehab center has had eight employees test positive for COVID-19 and another has started showing symptoms. 

Employees who have tested positive have either recovered or remain in isolation. 

The nursing and rehab center is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Epidemiologist to conduct universal testing. 

No residents have tested positive to date. 

July 7, 2020:
Two more staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at a Cumberland County nursing and rehabilitation center. 

In a press release, Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center announced that a total of seven staffer members have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

The facility is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Epidemiologist who recommended that residents and employees on the unit be tested, where the employees worked. 

To date, no residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the release.

June 29, 2020:

Two staff members at a Cumberland County nursing and rehabilitation center have tested positive for COVID-19, the center announced Monday.

Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center said in a press release that the staff members had little to no contact with residents. 

The nursing home, located in Carlisle, said several staff members who worked with the individuals who tested positive have been tested and are currently self-monitoring at home, per U.S. Centers for Disease Control guidelines.

To date, no residents have tested positive for COVID-19, but four staff members have the facility said.

In accordance with the CDC and the DOH, residents are reminded to practice social distancing, covering coughs and instructed them to frequently wash hands and remain in their rooms, the center said.