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COVID-19 Community Update | January 15, 2021

As of January 15, there are two (2) residents at Walnut Place who have tested positive with a COVID-19 test result. Eight (8) new external admissions have been admitted to the COVID-19 unit. The health and safety of residents and employees is our top priority; therefore, we enhanced our internal processes and protocols at the onset of this health crisis to better protect our community. We will remain flexible as this crisis evolves to ensure we’re following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We will adapt as these issues continue to evolve, and new challenges arise. We are supporting the affected residents and providing regular updates to the appropriate local, county and state health departments.

Thank you for your patience, your support, and for embodying that hopeful spirit that Walnut Place is known for as we continue to navigate this process together.

COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Access for Residents

Walnut Place is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available.  Specific vaccination distribution and delivery plans, including the prioritization of residents by level of care, will be determined by each state. Click here for the most recent state plan for the rollout of vaccine access.

Walnut Place and other communities managed by Life Care Services are partnering with CVS or Walgreens to provide the vaccine to residents and staff, free of charge. Vaccinations will be carefully administered by a licensed professional at Walnut Place offering the peace of mind that comes with not having to venture out in public to receive the immunization.

Walnut Place is dedicated to mitigating the spread of COVID-19. We continue to put residents first by utilizing enhanced infection and disease control protocols, while still providing exceptional experiences for residents.

If you have further questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit the CDC website here. Please contact us at 214-361-8923 email us at info@walnutplacelcs.com for specific information about the vaccination plan at Walnut Place.

To review current FAQs regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine, please click here.

Source: https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/state-of-texas-activates-federal-covid-19-vaccination-program-for-long-term-care-staff-residents

For more information about COVID-19 and Walnut Place’s response to COVID-19 vaccine, go to https://www.lcsnet.com/covid-19-update/.

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