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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

10/21/2020 - 8:00 a.m. EDT 

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 currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia Village of Tampa (Updated 10-19)

This statement is to alert the public that we have three Assisted Living employees at Concordia Village of Tampa who is currently positive for COVID-19. The 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' 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 residents and one employee currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Sumner in Copley, OH (Updated 10-21)

This statement is to alert the public that we have two residents and one employee at Concordia at Sumner who are currently positive for COVID-19. Each person is 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 residents' and employee's footprints at the facility to determine who they 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.

Concordia of Monroeville currently has zero active cases of COVID-19 (Updated 9-18)

This statement is to alert the public that the Concordia of Monroeville employee 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.

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.

Concordia at Villa St. Joseph in Baden, PA currently has zero active cases of COVID-19 (Updated 8-12)

This statement is to alert the public that the Concordia at Villa St. Joseph residents and staff members who tested positive for COVID-19 have cleared protocol and are no longer considered active cases. 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.

One employee currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Cabot Skilled Nursing (Updated 10-14)

This statement is to alert the public that we have one employee in Skilled Nursing on the Concordia at Cabot campus who is currently positive for COVID-19. The person last worked October 11 and is 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 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 employee currently positive for COVID-19 at Concordia at Rebecca Residence Personal Care (Updated 10-14)

This statement is to alert the public that we have one employee in Personal Care on the Concordia at Rebecca Residence campus who is currently positive for COVID-19. The person last worked October 11 and is 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 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.

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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.