October 7, 2021:
A memorandum dated, August 17, 2021, was issued to all Broadway House staff and contracted employees from James Gonzalez, President and CEO. Everyone has been notified that, to protect our residents, all staff will be required to be FULLY vaccinated as of September 22, 2021. A person is considered fully vaccinated 10 days after receiving the last dose of the selected vaccine.
These are the last opportunities for staff to be vaccinated on site at Broadway House for first doses to reach the September 22nd deadline.
Staff positive covid-19 cases:
There are currently no positive cases among residents. 96% of residents are fully vaccinated; 1.45% have had their 1st dose, 2.9% refused vaccine.
All are encouraged to maintain infection control protocols by wearing masks while in facility; social distancing and performing proper hand hygiene frequently.
Visitation has resumed
Visitation takes place on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00am -6:00pm by appointment. Visits are scheduled for 1-hour intervals so that all residents have a chance to participate. Exceptions are made for instances such as comfort care, palliative care, and hospice situations. Please speak with your loved one’s social worker if you feel your visit fits into one of these situations so that other arrangements can be made.
COVID-19 testing is not required but is available upon request. Broadway House encourages all visitor to get COVID-19 vaccinated. Please inquire about how we may assist you with this.
The Tent has been erected for outdoor visitation.
Indoor visitation is allowed only in facility designated areas for those residents who may have difficulty in getting to the tent.
Residents on quarantine or those who have a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 will have limitations placed on visits until such time that the quarantine and /or discontinuance of transmission-based-precautions has been ordered.
Staff Vaccination Information
Fully vaccinated staff: 147
Partially vaccinated staff: 1
Total Staff at least partially vaccinated: 148
Unvaccinated staff: 3
Booster vaccines administered:
Staff: 36 received (24%) Residents: 31 (45%)
In order to continue employment at Broadway House, all staff are required to be fully vaccinated by September 22, 2021.
On September 29, 2021 the facility will be offering Booster Vaccines for those residents and staff who qualify based on FDA rules.
Facility Interventions taken to date to encourage vaccination
- Monthly on-site vaccination opportunities for residents and staff
- All 3 COVID-19 vaccines are made available
- In-service sessions by the medical director and pharmacist
- Opportunities for individual or small group sessions with the CEO and medical director
James Gonzalez, MPH, FACHE, LHNA
973.268-9797, ext. 1004
Lois Beatty, BSN, RN
COVID-19 Coordinator, Director of Quality & Patient Affairs
973.268-9797, ext. 1005
COVID-19 Coordinator, Director of Plant Services
973.268-9797, ext. 1285
Reza Goco, BSN, RN
Director of Nursing
973.268-9797, ext. 1007
Gloria Horton, CSW
Director of Social Services
973.268-9797, ext. 1115
Korvette Hinton-Woods, CSW
Director of Activities, Interns, and Volunteers
973.268-9797, ext. 1035