Highland Springs COVID-19 Updates

Highland Springs is taking all necessary precautionary steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus within our community. These CDC- and state-recommended protective and preventive measures include:

  • Careful screening of all employees, including a temperature check, before they are allowed access to community buildings.
  • Restricting all visitors except for end of life situations.
  • Mandatory use of personal protective equipment by all employees. This includes surgical masks or N95 masks, protective gowns, gloves, and goggles by those providing direct care to residents.
  • In-room meals and activities for all residents to enforce social distancing.
  • Aggressive cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces with hospital-grade products.
  • Frequent and thorough handwashing by all staff members.
  • Frequently monitoring resident vital signs, including temperature checks.
  • Prompting residents to wash their hands before and after meals and throughout the day.
  • Requiring all essential continuing care visitors to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days after their visit and to immediately contact us if they develop symptoms.

Highland Springs is pledged to providing timely communication regarding any COVID-19 cases that arise among residents or employees within the independent living and continuing care neighborhoods.

Currently, Highland Springs employs 580 staff members. 1,038 individuals live within our independent living neighborhoods and 101 individuals live within our continuing care neighborhoods.

June 5, 2020 4:07 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

June 4, 2020 5:30 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

June 3, 2020 5:05 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

June 2, 2020 4:05 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today. A resident tested on 5/16 that was presumed positive for COVID-19 has tested negative for the virus.

June 1, 2020 5:00 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 31, 2020 6:30 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 30, 2020 5:10 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 29, 2020 5:00 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 28, 2020 4:50 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 27, 2020 4:30 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 26, 2020 5:27 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 25, 2020 5:25 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 24, 2020 6:10 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 23, 2020 5:15 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 22, 2020 8:15 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 21, 2020 6:33 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 20, 2020 5:12 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 19, 2020 5:19 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 18, 2020  6:00 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 17, 2020 5:26 p.m. CST

No cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

May 16, 2020 1:35 p.m. CST

One resident within the Highland Springs continuing care neighborhood tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is quarantined within their residence and is receiving appropriate care and treatment. Upon further testing, the resident was later detrmined to be a false positive.