Oct 30th: Officials Say That 16 Patients At Highland Nursing Home In Wellsville And 22 Employees There Are Covid Positive

October 30, 2020

From Allegany County:

The Allegany County Department of Health was notified of Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center residents that are positive for COVID-19. Highland has a total of 16 positive resident cases (one resident is hospitalized) and 22 positive employee cases. It is with a heavy heart that we report to our residents and community that one death is reported associated with this facility.

The Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has been working with the New York State Department of Health who oversees all COVID-19 cases in healthcare facilities throughout New York State. The role for ACDOH will be to complete contact tracing for any COVID-19 positive employees from this facility.

If you are named as a contact to any positive COVID-19 cases, you will be notified by phone, and given information on quarantine, symptoms to look for, and procedures you must follow to keep you, your family, friends, and neighbors safe from COVID-19.

If you have questions about a family member residing at the facility, we recommend you call Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at 585-593-3750. If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information