May 1, 2021
Feast of St Joseph, Worker
Dear Family Members & Friends of St Joseph’s,
I know that you have been receiving update calls from Jackie, the Infection Control Nurse and/or your Resident’s Little Sister. This will just give you a general update of the situation here at St. Joseph’s.
Last week, one of the C.N.A.’s on the second floor, Skilled Nursing Unit tested “Positive.” She had been vaccinated, so this was a “breakthrough infection.” Since one positive equals an outbreak, the Unit was placed on quarantine.
Happily, all testing done, since then, has been negative and will continue so for the next week.
The situation is quite different for the third and fourth floor. Their restrictions are much lighter and they are freer to mingle, visit and go out. However, we know we have to still be vigilant and most of them seem to have understood that fact.
Today, our Jeanne Jugan Associates were able to attend Mass and publicly renew their promises. Everyone was happy to see them.
During this month of May, Pope Francis is inviting us to share a marathon of prayer for an end to the pandemic. Right now, our Homes in the Philippines and India are suffering a great deal from it.
We hope that you and yours are faring well and able to enjoy these beautiful Spring days. Our property is changing daily with the outburst of blooms and return of birds. On “Earth Day” we planted a lovely purple tree in front of the Home in memory of Sr. Alodie.
Don’t hesitate to give us a call if you have concerns about the Covid response. Thanks for your continued help and understanding.
Mother Genevieve & the Little Sisters
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