Norcross, Georgia (August 25, 2020) – PruittHealth – Bethany (Millen, Ga.) and North Carolina State Veterans Home – Fayetteville have de-escalated from Alert Code Red and are now operating at Alert Code Amber status. By moving to Alert Code Amber, the centers have no positive or presumptive positive COVID-19 cases at this time.
The centers will now allow additional staff and limited vendors to re-enter and begin accepting new admissions. Any newly admitted patients will be quarantined for a period of 14 days to monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Additionally, the centers will continue to implement enhanced infection control protocols, including increased cleaning frequency, postponing communal activities, screening staff, vendors and patients daily, and ceasing visitation with the exception of patients in end of life stages.
PruittHealth is closely monitoring its patients in all centers for symptoms of COVID-19 and continues to follow the latest guidelines from public health officials. The organization’s Emergency Operations Center is equipped with healthcare professionals for staff or patient questions related to COVID-19. Please call 855-742-5983 to be connected with a member of PruittHealth’s team.
A family-owned organization for 50 years, PruittHealth provides a seamless network of post-acute care services and resources, offering skilled nursing care, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, therapy services, as well as pharmacy and infusion services across the Southeast. Our 16,000 employed partners serve approximately 24,000 patients daily in more than 180 locations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. For more information about our commitment to caring, visit pruitthealth.com.