COVID-19 Status

February 16, 2021:

The facility is in the Investigative Stage.

This means that there is no in-door visitation allowed except in end-of-life situations. Also, communal dining and group activities are on hold for now.

Confirmed positive residents: 0

Confirmed positive staff: 6 (5 have returned to work; 1 under medical care)

The last confirmed positive case was on 1/28/2021.

Facility Testing:

Residents have been tested twice since 1/28/2021.

Staff are tested twice weekly. The facility has the capability to perform rapid testing on site.

The community COVID-19 positivity rate continues to remain high for Essex County and the state of New Jersey is high >10%.

COVID-19 Vaccination:
Residents and staff have had the opportunity to receive the Pfizer-BioNTECH COVID-19 vaccine, which has been administered by Walgreens Pharmacy.

The outcome is as follows:

  • 53 residents are fully vaccinated (87%)
  • 57 staff members are fully vaccinated (40%)
  • 3 staff members are partially vaccinated (2%)

In the near future, Generations, our provider pharmacy, will be in the position to administer the Moderna vaccine on site. Date to be determined.

Visitation is Suspended


Once visitation is allowed to resume, revised guidelines will be issued at that time.

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

Herbert Belisle
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