ROSSVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) – We have a second Covid-19 outbreak at a Tennessee Valley senior care facility .
The NHC facility in Rossville is informing family members about 25 positive tests.
After a worker tested positive, the facility tested their patients.
On Friday, they are reporting that 24 residents have tested positive.
All of them are being treated at the Rossville facility, which means none have been hospitalized at this point.
“Active positive patients are supported in identified “transitional areas” in designated centers with dedicated team members equipped with proper personal protective equipment.”
Georgia reports 138 positive tests in Walker County (which includes Rossville) on Friday.
26 of them are new on Friday.
Here are the official state records on Covid-19 cases at senior care facilities in our area:
Life Care of Athens- 125 cases, 14 deaths
Southern Tenn. Regional Health System- 3 cases, 0 deaths
Dade Health & Rehab – 1 resident, 4 staff, 0 deaths
PruittHealth Shepherd Hills – 1 resident, 0 deaths
Regency Park Health & Rehabilitation – 1 resident, 2 staff, 0 deaths
Blue Ridge, GA
Blue Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care – 2 staff cases, 0 deaths
Alabama: does not list senior care numbers
North Carolina: none near Murphy