As you know, our primary focus throughout this pandemic has been maintaining the health and safety of the entire Springbrook community. We have been vigilant and proactive, taking necessary precautions, and putting protocols into effect to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus. After 132 consecutive days with zero infections across the Springbrook community, we are informing you today of two confirmed cases of Covid-19.
Both instances are among employees – one a member of our Clinical team, the other a Home Unit employee in one of our School at Springbrook on-campus homes. There are still zero cases of COVID-19 and no reported symptoms among any residents or students. In both cases, our established protocols have been followed accordingly, and every action has been taken to keep students, residents, and staff members safe. All employees and family members directly affected by these cases have been personally contacted.
We would like to take this opportunity to remind you to be extra vigilant during this time. This is a global pandemic, and we need everyone’s help to stay safe. Protect yourself and others by social distancing, washing hands, and work surfaces regularly, and wearing a mask anytime you are in public. Like many decisions we are faced with daily, there are risks and rewards to every action. As our state reopens, we see people letting down their guard. This is evidenced by the increase in infections we have seen across Otsego County and our central New York region. Now, more than ever, we need to remain committed to health and safety.
We thank you for your continued support and partnership. And we thank you for helping us to reduce the risk of exposure to all the people we support.
Stay Safe. Stay Healthy!
Chief Executive Officer