Loyalhanna Care Center was notified this afternoon by the Westmoreland County Department of Health that a resident of the facility has tested positive for COVID-19. This resident was identified through our monitoring process for this virus and is currently in the hospital for treatment of her symptoms. We are working closely with our local, state and federal health departments as we continue to actively monitor our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. The health and welfare of our residents and employees is our highest priority as we continue to process the information and implement additional measures to mitigate the spread of this virus through our facility.
All further inquiries regarding the positive case or pending tests should be directed to the Pennsylvania Department of Health Press Office at 717-787-1783 or RA-DHPressoffice@pa.gov.