We are concerned for the health of one resident
who has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently under
quarantine at Generations. We take the threat of infection extremely seriously and we
are working around the clock to protect residents and staff from
During the COVID-19 outbreak, Generations at Lincoln has been in
regular communication with the Illinois Department of Public Health
(IDPH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the County Health
Department. Beginning on March 6, 2020, all staff and visitors to
our home were pre-screened before they were allowed in the building.
Access to our home has been strictly limited to essential healthcare
workers and caregivers since IDPH issued their first order to limit
access on March 13. In addition to health screenings at the start of
each shift, employees are also screened every four hours. Residents
are also given health screenings two times per shift and communal
dining has been modified to meet guidelines.
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Generations at Lincoln is adequately stocked with
personal protective equipment and all employees who work at
Generations at Lincoln adhere to the highest standards of infection
control protocol and use personal protective equipment. Generations
at Lincoln also employs infectious disease specialists that we
regularly communicate with. To help our staff during these stressful
times, Generations at Lincoln has increased hourly wages by $2.
Generations at Lincoln is following strict isolation procedures in
case any resident or employee becomes symptomatic. We rigorously
adhere to all policies and procedures from the Illinois Department
of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control to ensure
continued safety of our residents and staff. We sincerely sympathize
with anyone who has been affected by this illness.
[Andrew Mack, spokesman]