Progressive Care Center

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

UPDATED: February 23, 2021

Progressive Care Center's total COVID numbers since April of 2020 is 47 residents and 39 employees. We continue bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, February 26, 2021.

UPDATED: February 10, 2021

Progressive Care Center has had one more COVID case among our employees. The total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents is 45.

The total number of employees is 37. We continue bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, February 12, 2021.

We appreciate everyone's support of our staff during these trying times and we are committed to keeping your loved ones safe and well cared for as well.

UPDATED: February 9, 2021

Progressive Care Center has had one more COVID case among our residents. The total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents is 45.

The total number of employees is 36. We continue bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, February 12, 2021.

We appreciate everyone's support of our staff during these trying times and we are committed to keeping your loved ones safe and well cared for as well.

UPDATED: February 8, 2021

Progressive Care Center has had more COVID cases among our employees and residents since Friday the 5th. The total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents is 44.

The total number of employees is 36. We continue bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Tuesday, February 9, 2021. The facility will have a professional company come and sanitize all areas that have been affected during this time. Employees will be in serviced again on proper infection control methods. We appreciate everyone's support of our staff during these trying times and we are committed to keeping your loved ones safe and well cared for as well.

The total number of employees is 35. We continue bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, February 5, 2021.

UPDATED: February 4, 2021 (Update 2)

Progressive Care Center has had a COVID case among our employees and residents today. The total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents is 40.

The total number of employees is 35. We continue bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, February 5, 2021.

UPDATED: February 4, 2021

Progressive Care Center has one COVID case among our employees this week. The total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents is 39.

The total number of employees is 35. We continue bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, February 5, 2021.

UPDATED: February 3, 2021

Progressive Care Center has had two COVID case among our residents this week. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 39. The total number of employees remains at 34. We have begun bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, February 5, 2021.

UPDATED: January 27,2021

Progressive Care Center has had one COVID case among our residents this week. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 37. The total of employees is 34. We have begun bi weekly testing of all staff and residents and our next testing will be Friday, January 29, 2021.

UPDATED: January 13, 2021 (CORRECTION)

The update on January 11, 2021 was updated with wrong numbers in error. To date the number of COVID positive residents is 36 since the beginning of this pandemic. The total number of employees is 34 positive COVID cases. Progressive Care is now testing staff and residents biweekly. Our testing this past Tuesday resulted in zero positive cases. Everyone will be tested again Friday, January 15th. We thank you for your support during this very trying time.

UPDATED: January 11, 2021

Progressive Care Center has had one COVID case among our employees since our last update. This brings the total cases among employees to 33. The total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 34. We continue with bi weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until further notice and we have had the facility sanitized on several occasions and continue to wear masks, frequent hand washing and the proper PPE usage as needed.

UPDATED: January 7, 2021

Progressive Care Center has had more COVID cases among our residents and employees since our last update. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 36. We have also had one more employee test positive since the last update as well. This makes a total of 33 employees as well. We will begin bi weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until further notice and we have had the facility sanitized on several occasions and continue to wear masks, frequent hand washing and the proper PPE usage as needed.

UPDATED: January 4, 2021

Progressive Care Center has had more COVID cases among our residents and employees since our last update. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 34. We have also had more employees test positive since the last update as well. This makes a total of 32 employees as well. We will begin bi weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until further notice and we have had the facility sanitized on several occasions and continue to wear masks, frequent hand washing and the proper PPE usage as needed.

UPDATED: December 30, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had more COVID cases among our residents since our last update. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 31. We have also had more employees test positive since the last update as well. This makes a total of 28 employees as well. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until further notice.

UPDATED: December 28, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had two more COVID cases among our residents since our last update. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 27. We have also had two more employees test positive since the last update as well. This makes a total of 27 employees as well. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until further notice.

UPDATED: December 22, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one more COVID case among our residents. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 25 since March. The number of positive tests for employees is still at 24 since March. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until we have some COVID free testing weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 21, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had two more COVID cases among our residents. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 24 since March and one more COVID case among our employees. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 24 since March. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until we have some COVID free testing weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 16, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one more COVID case among our residents. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 22 since March. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 22 since March. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until we have some COVID free testing weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 14, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had more COVID cases among our employees and residents. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 21 since March. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 22 since March. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. At this time we have suspended all visitation until we have some COVID free testing weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 11, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had another COVID case among our employees and resident. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 17. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 21. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 7, 2020 7:00 PM

Progressive Care Center has had another COVID case among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 16. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 20. We are awaiting more results and should have them shortly. If anything changes another update will be added. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 6, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had two more positive COVID cases among our residents. Both have been transported to the hospital for care. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 14. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 18. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 3, 2020

Progressive Care Center has been notified that one of our PRN agency employees has just tested positive for COVID 19 this week. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 12. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 18. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: December 1, 2020

Progressive Care Center has one more employee positive case of COVID 19 as of late Monday evening. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 12 since March of 2020. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 17 since March of 2020. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. Tuesday the 1st, PCC will have areas of our facility sterilized to ensure proper decontamination. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: November 30, 2020 - 4:30 P.M.

Progressive Care Center has discovered another case of COVID-19 among our residents. We are currently waiting for more results among staff and residents as part of our weekly mandated testing. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 12 since March of 2020. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 16 since March of 2020. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Should we remain COVID free for two consecutive weeks we can stop testing residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. Tuesday the 1st, PCC will have areas of our facility sterilized to ensure proper decontamination. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: November 30, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had another two cases of COVID-19 among our employees and one resident tested positive over this past weekend and is currently hospitalized. We are currently waiting for more results among staff and residents as part of our weekly mandated testing. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 11. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 16. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Should we remain COVID free for two consecutive weeks we can stop testing residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: November 23, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had two new case of COVID-19 among our employees. One person is a PRN employee who had limited exposure to residents last weekend the newest employee was tested this past Friday. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 14. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents. Should we remain COVID free for two consecutive weeks we can stop testing residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. As always we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: November 13, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had another new case of COVID-19 among our employees. This person is a PRN employee and had not been to our facility in months. This person had limited exposure to our residents on the one day inside out building this week. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 12. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and again residents. Should we remain COVID free for two consecutive weeks we can stop testing residents. Per LDH guidelines we will only have outdoor visitation until we can clear the guideline of COVID free weeks. As usual we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: October 5, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one new case of COVID-19 among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 11. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents and as usual we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness. The staff at PCC would like to thank all those who have been so support of all our efforts.

UPDATED: September 28, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had another new case of COVID-19 among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 10. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and now residents and as usual we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment, continuing education and training as well as daily monitoring of staff and residents for signs and symptoms and illness.

UPDATED: September 20, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one new case of COVID-19 among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 9. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and now residents and as usual we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness. We are also waiting for directions from LDH to set the guidelines for future outdoor and indoor visits. We ask that you remain patient as we move forward and set policy to make all these things happen and to ensure that the safety of our residents, staff and family members is a priority. Again, the staff at PCC would like to thank all those who have been so supportive of all our efforts.

UPDATED: August 13, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one new case of COVID-19 among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 8. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents and as usual we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness. The staff at PCC would like to thank all those who have been so support of all our efforts.

UPDATED: July 29, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one new case of COVID-19 among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 7. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents and as usual we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness. The staff at PCC would like to thank all those who have been so support of all our efforts.

UPDATED: July 27, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one new case of COVID-19 among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 6. This employee is asymptomatic and has been sent home to self quarantine and will not return to work until cleared by Work Kare next week. We will continue with weekly testing of all staff and residents and as usual we continue to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness.

UPDATED: July 20, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one new case of COVID-19 among our employees. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees is now at 5. Four of these employees have totally recovered and have returned to work. Today's discovery of this latest case is the first activity since late May of 2020. This employee is asymptomatic and has been sent home to self quarantine and will not return to work until cleared by Work Kare next week. The staff at Progressive Care continues to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness.

UPDATED: May 23, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had one new case of COVID-19 among our residents. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 10. The number of positive tests for employees remains unchanged at 3. The staff at Progressive Care continues to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness.

UPDATED: May 20, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had two new cases of COVID-19 among our residents. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 9. None of the residents who have tested positive are currently staying at the facility at this time. The number of positive tests for employees remains unchanged at 3. As of May 19, 2020 the hall in which ALL of the cases were involved was sterilized by a professional company. The staff at Progressive Care continues to practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness.

UPDATED: May 14, 2020

Progressive Care Center has had another positive COVID-19 test among residents. The latest result brings the total of positive tests to date for our PCC residents to 7. None of the residents who have tested positive are currently staying at the facility at this time. The number of positive tests for employees remains unchanged at 3.

UPDATED: May 5, 2020

We have had another positive COVID-19 test among our residents at Progressive Care Center. To date, we have had three employees and six residents test positive. All are now off campus. We continue to restrict visitors and non-essential personnel, practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness.

UPDATED: May 4, 2020

We have had another positive COVID-19 test among employees at Progressive Care Center. To date, we have had 3 employees and five residents test positive. All are now off campus. We continue to restrict visitors and non-essential personnel, practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitor staff and residents for fever and illness.

UPDATED: May 3, 2020

In an effort to keep our families and residents informed with as much up to date information as possible we have experienced two additional residents and two employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 as today, May 3, 2020 at 2:00 am. Employees have been sent home with a set of guidelines to follow before they can return to work and both residents are undergoing more testing and are in stable condition.

Once again, we want everyone to know we are practicing preventative measures to try to minimize further exposure to staff and residents.

UPDATED: May 2, 2020

In an effort to keep our families and residents informed with as much up to date information as possible we have experienced our second and third cases of COVID-19 as of today, May 2, 2020. These two residents have been transferred to the hospital during this time. All families were notified this morning via phone calls and a letter will be sent on Monday, May 4, 2020.

Once again, we want everyone to know we are practicing preventative measures to try to minimize further exposure to staff and residents.

UPDATED: May 1, 2020

As this COVID-19 pandemic enters its third month and we've experienced our first positive COVID-19 test, we remain proactive in our fight against this virus, following CDC and Louisiana Health Department guidelines. To date, we have had one positive case at PCC (one resident). This person is currently not in our facility. We continue to restrict visitors and non-essential personnel, practice social distancing, perform intensive sanitizing measures, provide appropriate personal protective equipment and daily monitoring of our staff and residents for fever and other illness. We continue to update residents and staff through internal communication and have expanded communication via our webpage www.WKProgressiveCare.com. The health and well-being of our residents and staff is and always will be our No. 1 priority.

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