CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 7, 2020, 12:30 p.m.) – Eastbrook Center, a skilled nursing center in Charleston today confirmed three additional patients have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Eastbrook Center initially confirmed one patient had tested positive on Sunday, April 5.
Immediately upon learning of the first positive case Sunday evening, Eastbrook Center began testing other patients and employees. The first batch of test results were made available from Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Tuesday morning. All other tests are expected by 4 p.m. Tuesday. Updates are being provided to patients and families as soon as results are available.
Eastbrook Center is taking all necessary precautions to prevent further spread of the virus including following CDC protocols and working cooperatively with state and local health officials.
“I want our Eastbrook families to to know that we are doing everything in our power to prevent the spread of this virus,” said Larry Pack, Chief Executive Officer of Stonerise Healthcare. “I have the highest confidence in our team members and appreciate the dedication and compassion they’ve shown during this challenging time.”
Limited visitation protocols have been in place within each of the 17 skilled nursing facilites supported by Stonerise Healthcare across West Virginia since March 13, 2020. Limited visitor access means no individual, regardless of reason, is allowed to enter a facility, except under specific circumstances.
About Stonerise Healthcare: Founded in 2009, Stonerise Healthcare LLC offers innovative healthcare solutions to get patients throughout West Virginia and beyond back to health and back to life. Through its 17 skilled nursing facilities, nine Stonerise at Home locations, Stonerise Therapy line and more than 3,000 employees, the company helps the patients it serves restore their health and get the most out of their lives.