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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

11/24/2020 - 8:00 a.m. EST 

Please note: Only Concordia locations that currently have, or at one time had, positive cases of COVID-19 are listed on this page. If you do not see the Concordia location you are interested in here, then that location has remained free of COVID-19.

Concordia at the Orchard in Butler, PA currently has zero active cases of COVID-19 (Updated 5-4)

This statement is to alert the public that the Concordia at the Orchard resident who tested positive for COVID-19 has cleared protocol and is no longer considered an active case. As of today, there are zero positive cases at the community. We will continue to follow CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines and recommendations regarding infection control and the care of our residents. Thank you for your continued prayers and support.

Three employees and 10 residents currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia Village of Tampa (Updated 11-19)

This statement is to alert the public that we have three employees and 10 residents at Concordia Village of Tampa who are currently positive for COVID-19. The positive residents and staff members are currently in isolation. We are actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employees' residents' footprints at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and FL Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

Two staff members currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Sumner in Copley, OH (Updated 11-19)

This statement is to alert the public that we have two staff members at Concordia at Sumner who are currently positive for COVID-19. The positive employees are currently at home in isolation. We are actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employees' footprint at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and OH Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

Two employees and one resident currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia of Monroeville (Updated 11-19) 

This statement is to alert the public that we have two employees and one resident at Concordia of Monroeville who are currently positive for COVID-19. The positive individuals are currently in isolation. We are testing and actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employees' and resident's footprints at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

Concordia of the South Hills currently has zero active cases of COVID-19 (Updated 7-29)

This statement is to alert the public that the Concordia of the South Hills employees who tested positive for COVID-19 received subsequent negative test results, making them “false positives.” As of today, there are zero active positive cases at the community. We will continue to follow CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines and recommendations regarding infection control and the care of our residents. Thank you for your continued prayers and support.

At this time, we ask for your continued prayers for all of the Concordia Lutheran Ministries family – our patients, residents and staff – as we work to minimize the spread of this virus.

Ten employees and 29 residents currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Villa St. Joseph in Baden, PA (Updated 11-23)

This statement is to alert the public that we have 10 employees and 29 residents at Concordia at Villa St. Joseph who are currently positive for COVID-19. The positive residents and employees are currently in isolation. We are actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employees' and residents' footprints at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

One employee currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Cabot Lund Personal Care (Updated 11-24) 

This statement is to alert the public that we have one employee in Lund Personal Care (Bachman Hall) on the Concordia at Cabot campus who is currently positive for COVID-19. The positive employee is currently in isolation. We are testing and actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employee's footprint at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

One resident currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Rebecca Residence (Updated 11-23) 

This statement is to alert the public that we have one resident at Concordia at Rebecca Residence Skilled Nursing who is currently positive for COVID-19. The positive individual is currently in isolation. We are testing and actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the resident's footprint at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

Seven residents and two employees currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia of Cranberry (Updated 11-24)

This statement is to alert the public that we have seven residents and two staff members at Concordia of Cranberry who are currently positive for COVID-19. The positive residents and employees are currently in isolation. We are actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employees' and residents' footprints at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

Several employees currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia Home and Community Services Organizations (Updated 11-13)

This statement is to alert the public that we have several employees at Concordia Home and Community Services organizations who are currently positive for COVID-19.

  • Concordia Visiting Nurses: Two employees
  • Good Samaritan Hospice: Two employees
  • Concordia Private Care: One employee

The employees are currently at home in isolation. We are actively monitoring our employees for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employees' footprints at their respective offices to determine who they came in contact with, and have notified those employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

One staff member and 11 residents currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia of Franklin Park (Updated 11-23)

This statement is to alert the public that we have 11 residents and one staff member at Concordia of Franklin Park who are currently positive for COVID-19. The residents and employee are in isolation. We are actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employee's and residents' footprints at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

Three residents and eight employees currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Ridgewood Place (Updated 11-23)

This statement is to alert the public that we have three residents and eight staff members at Concordia at Ridgewood Place who are currently positive for COVID-19. The positive residents and employees are currently in isolation. We are actively monitoring our residents for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are working with our local and state health departments.

We have investigated the employees' and residents' footprints at the facility to determine who he/she came in contact with, and have notified our residents, families and employees. We will be following CDC and PA Department of Health infection control guidelines.

Since mid-March, Concordia leadership has been meeting regularly to assess the virus’ progression in the region, make operational adjustments and plan for this expected incident. Out of an abundance of caution, we are screening residents' temperature multiple times per day, monitoring all residents for signs and symptoms and continuing to screen staff members' temperature at the beginning and end of their shift. We are also utilizing disinfecting fogging machines and UV disinfection devices throughout the building. All staff are currently wearing face masks. Additional personal protective equipment is also being used when appropriate.

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Each of our PA facilities has different visitation policies, based on various recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the PA Department of Health. Please visit the website of each location to view its Reopening Plan, as mandated by the governor’s office. At ALL Concordia locations, the following policies are in effect:

  • Visitors of patients/residents in end-of-life situations are permitted. We ask that you please call the facility before coming to the building.
  • Anyone entering a building for any reason, including staff, will be screened for temperature, signs and symptoms of COVID-19, recent travel destinations and contact with someone with a confirmed or potential case of COVID-19.
  • All locations are offering alternate methods of visitation. Loved ones are encouraged to contact the Activities Department at the facility to schedule.

Concordia has been synonymous with high quality care for nearly 140 years, and our commitment to those we serve remains unwaveringly high in the current landscape. We sincerely appreciate the concerns of our community and we continue to ask for your prayers. To read the current CDC guidelines and updates, please click here to visit the CDC website.