COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RESOURCES
Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) takes extraordinary precautionary measures in providing care for the most at-risk population in our community. We have and will continue to implement all New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and recommendations pertaining to COVID-19 prevention and control.
We are committed to keeping everyone on our campuses and the community safe and healthy to the best of our abilities. We always have been, and we always will be. Thank you for your support and trust.
NEWS AND UPDATES
We are pleased to begin to reopen visitation at our long-term care and assisted living communities. Limited visitation adhering to strict regulations established by the New Jersey Department of Health will be available by pre-scheduled appointment only. For more information, please call our dedicated family information line at (201) 897-5100.
In accordance with State of New Jersey guidelines, The Vista Information Center has reopened to visitors and in-person appointments. Vista Residency Counselors are strictly adhering to all safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, including screening upon arrival, wearing masks, physical distancing, and disinfecting the Information Center between visitors. Only 50-percent capacity is allowed. Appointments are encouraged. Call (201) 848-4200 today to learn more about The Vista. Anticipated completion is spring 2021.
PROGRAM CLOSURES AND RESTRICTIONS
- Outpatient short-term rehab is suspended at this time.
- Christian Health Care Adult Day Services of Wayne and Wyckoff remain closed until further notice.
Christian Health Care Counseling Center and Ramapo Ridge Partial-hospitalization Program have switched to a telehealth virtual-counseling platform for all appointments. To make a new appointment, call (201) 848-5500.
As of noon (EST), Saturday, September 26, 2020, CHCC’s current results for those with a COVID-19-positive diagnosis are available below.
Heritage Manor Nursing Home is currently free of facility-onset Covid-19.*
Longview Assisted Living is Covid free.
Southgate is Covid free.
Ramapo Ridge Psychiatric Hospital is Covid free.
Hillcrest Residence is Covid free.
CHCC continues to support our acute-care partners to meet the community’s health-care needs. Heritage Manor Nursing Home is accepting a limited number of admissions from local acute-care hospitals. These new patients come to us for care in order to complete their recovery following hospitalization. They move into an established unit used to cohort individuals being treated for and/or recovering from the virus. *Heritage Manor Nursing home is currently caring for one newly admitted patient/resident who was covid-positive upon admission.
CHCC employs close to 900 team members across our many programs, services, residences, and supporting areas. There are currently no CHCC team members who are COVID-19 positive.
CHCC continues to be in full compliance with state-mandated weekly (or as required) testing of employees in our long-term care division.
We are taking every precaution to prevent the spread of infection and safeguard everyone on our campuses. We value transparency and will continue to update this page, communicate directly to family members, and make ourselves available to answer questions.
WHAT WE ARE DOING
Want to learn more about what we have been doing to protect our patients, residents, team members, and community at large? Read about how we deployed our pre-established emergency response plan as well as innovative new initiatives to address and control this unprecedented pandemic.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Here are a couple of ways you can help keep members of your community – especially older adults – safe and healthy and support CHCC.
Help us address critical needs. Support CHCC’s 2020 Annual Fund
RESPECT VISITATION RESTRICTIONS
Senior-care residences are working hard to keep everyone safe and we need your support to do so. Use digital technology to virtually visit with older loved ones, neighbors, or other members of your community.
MAKE SMART CHOICES
Wear a mask, practice physical distancing, and be vigilant about hand hygiene. For more tips about to prevent illness and keep your community safe, visit CDC.gov.
PHONE NUMBERS AND RESOURCES
- CHCC’s dedicated COVID-19 information line: (201) 848-4400
- CHCC’s dedicated patient/resident family information line: (201) 897-5100
- New Jersey Department of Health free 24-hour hotline: (1-800) 222-1222
- Tips for Coping with the Emotional Impact of Public Health Emergencies
- CHCC Blog
Note In keeping with health-care facility regulations, CHCC is committed to safeguarding protected health information (PHI) and does not violate resident/patient HIPAA privacy and security standards. PHI is only shared with authorized individuals.