DPH Reporting Positive COVID-19 in a Statesboro Long-Term Care Facility
Bulloch County Public Safety Director, Ted Wynn, confirmed that Heritage Inn Health And Rehabilitation on Jones Mill Road and Eagle Health and Rehab on South College Street had requested assistance from the Georgia National Guard to deep clean their facilities. Both nursing homes are owned by Ethica, Inc. Wynn said that these were voluntary requests. The Georgia National Guard has been offering disinfecting and training services statewide for a couple of weeks. Since beginning, they have cleaned over 200 long-term care facilities.
All local long-term care facilities are eligible to receive this assistance from the Georgia National Guard. To learn more about receiving this assistance, long-term operators can reach Wynn at (912) 489-1661, then press 9.
Long-Term Care Facility COVID-19 Report
This report shows statewide COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities based on data provided to the Georgia Department of Public Health as of April 12, 2020. The data in this report is contingent on what information has been provided to, and verified by, the Department of Public Health. It is possible that a facility is reporting different numbers to different entities, but unless it has been verified by the Department of Public Health, it will not be included in this weekly report. This report is subject to change.