COVID-19 Archives - Abbyshire Place


Covid 19 and Physical Therapy

Covid 19 and Physical Therapy
Tonya Bowers
Therapy Director
Abbyshire Place skilled Nursing & Rehab

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is an illness caused by infection (severe acute respiratory syndrome, which was first identified in a December 2019 outbreak in the city of Wuhan, China, before quickly spreading to several countries across the world.

The virus affects humans and a variety of […]

Post COVID-19 Effects

Many experience shortness of breath, fatigue after Covid-19

People are experiencing post Covid-19 symptoms which include severe fatigue, shortness of breath, racing heart rates and digestive issues. And doctors are trying to figure out why. Andrea Day joins Shepard Smith to report.
Source: CNBC

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Abbyshire Place is pleased to announce our enrollment in the Long Term Care Pharmacy Partnership Program through the CDC.  This program will provide safe COVID-19 vaccinations for our residents and staff.  The CDC has recommended Healthcare workers and long term care residents as the highest level of priority for the first distribution of the vaccine.  […]

Admissions and the Pandemic

Admissions and the Pandemic
Angie R. Sprouse CL, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Liaison
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
Admitting a loved one for short term rehab or for long term care can be a difficult decision for any family during normal circumstances.  During a pandemic as we are in today, the decision can feel devastating.  With proper planning […]

COVID-19 Can’t bring us down!

COVID-19 Can’t bring us down!
Rachael Ray
Activity Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab
As our country is struggling with the horrific outcomes of COVID-19, our medical facilities continue to take a tragic hit, and is changing the routines, and livelihood of residents in hospitals and long term care facilities.

We here at Abbyshire Place take such love and […]

COVID-19 Update May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced during his regular press briefing Tuesday afternoon that he is creating the Congregate Care Unified Response Team, which will start aggressive COVID-19 testing in all Ohio nursing homes.

All staff members in nursing homes will be tested.  Based on subsequent information received from the Ohio Department […]

COVID-19 Update May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced this week that massage therapy, acupuncture, cosmetic therapy and tattoo parlors will be re-opening. Beginning Thursday, May 21st, campgrounds in Ohio will be permitted to reopen followed by gyms, fitness centers and non-contact sports leagues on May 26th. Public pools which can meet required safety […]

COVID-19 Update May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced additional business openings today.  Social distancing will remain; barriers will appear in stores to assist with this, but we still must remain vigilant in keeping each other safe.  We don’t know exactly what it will look like, but we know life won’t look the same.

So […]

COVID-19 Update May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced there is no plan to reopen nursing homes for visitors at Skilled Nursing Facilities, as part of the Responsible Restart Ohio Plan, beginning May 1.

I know we are all excited and anxious to see our loved ones after being apart for so long, but bear […]

COVID-19 Update April 24

April 24, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

I want to generally update you as to the status of our facility.  We are doing our best to limit any fear of the unknown.  Please keep in mind, specific patient information cannot be shared in a public setting like this.  If in doubt or concerned for your […]