Family Members Look Out For One Another

The COVID-19 Pandemic is a concern for us all, especially our residents and their families. Since the beginning, we have stayed up-to-date on state and federal guidelines. We continue to take every measure possible to meet those guidelines and keep everyone safe. All the residents and staff know that it takes a team to keep everyone healthy. A team effort is necessary to maintain a safe community for all to live and work.

Activities Slowly and Cautiously Resuming at Equinox Village

As we begin resuming some of our activities, we want to caution our residents and their family members to continue to abide by the social distancing, mask wearing and travel guidelines advised by the state of Vermont. Many people are traveling right now, here to Vermont to visit friends and loved ones, as well as traveling out-of-state to get in one more vacation….

Gov. Scott Says the Wildfires of COVID-19 Still Rage

Looking across the country, we continue to see a forest fire of COVID-19 spreading in the south and west and things could shift back towards us. We have to keep our guard up, because Vermonters want to move forward, not backward. We now have the lowest number of cases in the nation… our trends in Vermont have held pretty steady. And while, as expected, we’ve seen more cases as we’ve methodically opened back up…

URGENT COVID-19 Update July 14, 2020

Today, Manchester Medical Center reported, that over the past 72 hours, they have had 42 positive cases and likely 30+ false negative tests (meaning folks may be contagious, but the test doesn’t detect it). This does not indicate what towns or states these people are from. Furthermore, the VT Dept of Health told the Manchester Medical Center that their COVID cases would not be counted in the VT state/county numbers, which is why you are not seeing a change on their website.

Social Distancing Remains in Place: Update from Kirt May 15, 2020

We want to do everything we can to prevent residents from acquiring this disease and to keep it from spreading throughout the building. It is for that reason that at this point, we feel it is in the best interest of all residents to not start loosening our guidelines yet. If this disease enters our building, with a resident or staff person becoming ill, we may need instead to add precautions and restrictions, so please bear with us for a few more weeks to be safe.