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COVID Update – 4/7/2022

April 7, 2022

The following unit is currently under observation/precautions due to positive cases and/or exposure:

  • 4 South


0 COVID-Positive Residents

2 COVID-Positive Staff Members

Queens County Positivity Rate (7 day average): 2.0%

Queens County Transmission Rate: Substantial

Healthcare Personnel Fully COVID-vaccinated: 99.2%

Residents Fully COVID-vaccinated: 80.6%

To aid in reducing the transmission of COVID-19, The Silvercrest Center STRONGLY advises all family and visitors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and, if eligible, a booster dose. Due to the recent increase in COVID cases due to the OMICRON Variant a Negative COVID test (PCR or Rapid Test) is now required for visitation. The safety of our residents is always our first priority.

  • Please do not visit if you have been exposed to or have symptoms of COVID-19. Please do NOT visit the facility if you are sick.
  • All visitors must perform hand hygiene and temperature screening upon entry to the building. All visitors must sign in.
  • All visitors must put on a fresh mask upon entry to the building, regardless of unit or area where the visit is taking place.
  • In addition to masks, visitors must wear gowns and gloves while in resident rooms only.
  • Visitors must remove their gown and gloves and then wash hands or use hand sanitizer before leaving resident rooms. Masks must remain on until exiting the building.