BA.5 is a sub-variant of the Omicron coronavirus variant.
North Carolina's published COVID-19 metrics continue to rise.
The Deerfield Clinic conducts a case investigation of all COVID exposures.
Masking is once again encouraged in public indoor spaces.
Being fully vaccinated protects against the most severe outcomes of infection.
The best masks are the N95, KN95 and KF94.
Now is a time to consider yourself vulnerable to infection.
No vaccine is infallible.
No wait time between your Flu Vaccine and COVID-19 Booster.
The common cold and COVID-19 transmit the same way.
Deerfield will offer on-site COVID-19 boosters to our residents and employees.
Masks are required in all indoor public spaces at Deerfield.
Deerfield now requires employee COVID-19 vaccination.
Deerfield is carefully reopening our campus to visitors.
Fully vaccinated persons are no longer required to wear masks outdoors.
The protection offered by vaccines is not infallible.
Scheduling appointments will no longer be necessary.
Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People
The mitigation measures of masking and social distancing are still needed.
Grand Reopenings of dining venues on campus!
Even fully immunized persons should continue to practice the 3 Ws.
Avoid Pre-Medicating in Anticipation of Second Dose “Side Effects”
SARS-CoV2 variants transmit more readily than COVID-19.
The beacon of hope we have been awaiting has arrived!
Deerfield is among the first in the region to be vaccinated.
North Carolinian's are directed to adhere to state regulations.
2020 was a year filled with anxiety, grief and loss.
The number of new cases has inflated by 158% since November.
COVID-19 consists of an array of symptoms.
Important things to know about selection, wearing and cleaning facemasks.
Choosing to stay home helps to protect your loved ones’ health.
Experts expect both vaccines will be granted FDA approval.
WEAR. WAIT. WASH. STAY HOME. REPORT SYMPTOMS.
Exciting new breakthroughs in the search for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Residents create flags with messages of hope and goodwill.
The number of individuals hospitalized due to the virus is increasing.
No Deerfield policies will change with Executive Order 180.
Have open conversations about COVID-19 prevention in advance.
CDC updates public information regarding the modes of transmission.
Show your love for friends and family by protecting yourself.
Our COVID-19 Care Units, “sets a standard for other care facilities.”
Deerfield was featured in Senior Dining News for their innovative updates.
Deerfield’s $25,000 gift will help fulfill MemoryCare’s mission.
This is a powerful tool to protect ourselves and our community.
Deerfield’s commitment to seniors in WNC is evidenced by this gift.
Help to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask.
COVID-19 has created a new client base that need our help.
No Deerfield policies have changed as a result of this Order.
It is more important than ever to get a flu shot.
Some welcome news!
The SUN program is established and has a great track record.
Improved trending in key metrics is a wonderful development.
It is important to make time for yourself and your health.
Behavioral changes to curb COVID-19 may help to minimize flu season.
WEAR a face covering, WAIT 6 feet apart, WASH one’s hands
A perfect way to pass the time during social distancing.
Two types of COVID-19 tests exist: diagnostic and antibody.
NC extends Phase 2 for an additional three weeks, at minimum.
Deerfield opens COVID-19 Care Unit within the Skilled Nursing facility.
Social distancing during COVID-19 can be excruciating to bear.
Outdoor exercise is a safe and responsible COVID-era activity.
Completely abstaining from touching one’s face is an unlikely goal.
We must continue to prioritize effective behaviors like frequent hand hygiene.
Social distancing is critical to mitigating the spread of the coronavirus.
Keep safety in mind every step of the way.
Deerfield’s COVID-19 Response Plan yields no deficiencies!
Mask wearing in public places has become a crucial mitigation response.
Wall hanging made from scraps of fabric from the facemask project.
Hundreds of masks have been produced and distributed.
Deerfield remains cognizant of our special situation as a CCRC.
A HEROES sign at our entrance honors our dedicated employees.
Six additional symptoms have been added to the CDC list.
Months of research and teamwork have prepared us for this challenge.
Covid-19 transmission is low risk with social distancing, masks and disinfecting.
It is imperative to avoid the temptation of complacency.
The Deerfield COVID-19 Task Force collaborates to establish COVID-19-related policy.
WEAR a mask. WAIT 6 feet apart. WASH your hands often.
Social gatherings are not currently permitted in Deerfield’s public spaces.
Steps that you can take to maintain your health and well-being.
One day we will be able to be close together again.
Keeping our residents and staff safe is our primary concern.
Residents and staff are creating facemasks for everyone at Deerfield!
The bottom line is stay home and stay safe.
Gloves are an indispensable tool when utilized properly.
Deerfield thermometers have been distributed to residents and employees.
Deerfield is committed to keeping residents informed of COVID-19 cases.
Always keep 6 feet of distance between yourself and others.
Stay home if you are feeling unwell, even just a little…
All group events, activities, and outings are cancelled or postponed.