48 residents, 33 staff members test positive for COVID-19 at Round Rock nursing home – FOX 7 Austin

Round Rock care center most current COVID-19 cluster

Jarosek states the strike group is comprised of 30 members from the Health District, EMS, and the fire department. The team has kept up with all 62 nursing houses, assisted living, and memory care facilities in Wilco.

” We do have several clusters occurring right now at centers,” said Amy Jarosek, team leader for Wilcos Rapid Response Viral Strike Team.

Jarosek says a cluster is defined as one or more residents/staff testing favorable for the virus in a care. We have actually been in close contact and in a supportive function to that center,” said Jarosek.

A Round Rock care center has validated 48 residents and 33 staff have checked favorable for COVID19.

AUSTIN, Texas – A Round Rock care center has validated 48 locals and 33 employee have tested favorable for COVID-19. The Williamson County Rapid Response Viral Strike group says it is reacting to San Gabriel Rehabilitation and Care Center and other COVID-19 retirement home clusters in the location.

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” Every 30 days. Now following and contacting each center up on their staff and homeowners for their PPE needs, in addition to ensuring that they dont have any symptomatic or ill locals or personnel that we need to move in and alleviate,” she said.
She states the group gets activated based upon the infection control assessment thats done on stated care center. The group works as a guide on what to do and as an assistance system for the staff at the numerous care centers.
” They are overloaded right now. just attempting to keep their citizens healthy and then reducing the problem of not being able to have households and enjoyed ones enter into those centers so we wish to act in a supporting function to those facilities,” said Jarosek.

Jarosek says a cluster is defined as one or more residents/staff testing positive for the virus in a care. We have been in close contact and in a helpful role to that center,” said Jarosek.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott reiterated his opposition to closing down the state once again regardless of the current rise in cases of COVID-19 however he left open the option.

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San Gabriel wrote in their letter that they are still waiting on the test results from July 8th. Outcomes that might potentially bring the positive cases up.
Governor Greg Abbott attended to the delay in assisted living home results in an interview Thursday. “Bottom line is that the turn-around lags that have occurred in some parts of the state of Texas need to be a thing of the past at some point quickly,” stated the governor.
The complete letter is readily available below:
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