St. Mary's: Currently there are no cases of COVID-19 and no cases of respiratory clusters (three or more cases) at St. Mary's Nursing Home. Visitation is allowed for all residents at all times. See visitation guidelines.
Keeping You Connected
Not having regular contact with your loved ones - especially during such an anxious time - can be incredibly stressful. We have created new methods of communication to stay connected to your loved ones.
Indoor visits in resident rooms at St. Mary's, The Court and The Villa are allowed for all residents at all times. Be sure to review the visitation guidelines. Here are reminders for Off Campus Visitation.
The day of your visit please follow these instructions:
▪ Screen (temperature check and questionnaire completion) at the receptionist desk at 1635 S. 21st Street - no matter what building your loved one resides in. You do not need to check out after the visit.
▪ Drive to the following areas for admission. Doors will be unlocked between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. weekends and holidays.
- St. Mary’s Home – 1511 21st Street (enter by aviary lounge)
- The Villa – 1600 S. 18th Street (parking lot for Villa – enter through Main door)
- The Court – 1600 S. 18th Street (East parking lot for Court – enter through East door)
▪ Enter the building and go directly to your loved one’s room or apartment. Masks are required. Do not visit with staff or other residents. Do not linger in hallways, dining rooms or lounges.
Those visiting at any other times should screen in the area they are visiting: go directly to the door at the address listed above and ring the doorbell. There may be a brief wait associated with staff responding to call buttons as those calls go to our clinical staff who provide care to our residents, so please be patient. You will be screened and given a visitor sticker and then you may proceed directly to the resident’s room. Masks are required. Do not visit with staff or other residents. Do not linger in hallways, dining rooms or lounges.
Virtual and Window Visit Scheduling
To reserve a time slot for a virtual or window visit, choose one of the areas below. If you would like to schedule a window/virtual visit at The Court, please email Tim Reinemann, Life Enrichment Supervisor. To help us give you and your loved one the best virtual/window visit experience possible, you must sign up at least 48 hours in advance of the time you prefer and by noon on Friday for any weekend visits.
*Window Visit Reminder: Please bring your cell phone and keep the resident's window closed during the visit.
As a senior living provider, we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily and taking guidance from the Wisconsin Department of Health (DHS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
- Fill out the form below and include your message. We will print and deliver your message to the resident.
- Regular snail mail is always a great way to show someone you care. Write a letter, send a postcard or draw a picture for a resident or employee. Send to: Felician Village, 1635 S. 21st Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220.
Thank you all for your patience and understanding during this time. Our #1 priority is the health of our residents and employees, so we appreciate your help in keeping our community safe.
Our Ongoing Efforts with Infection Control Procedures
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ BEFORE VISITING:
Based on guidelines issued by state and federal agencies, visitors will be allowed at St. Mary's, Next Step, The Villa and The Court as long as they follow established visitation guidelines to ensure the safety and health of our residents and staff. This visitation policy is subject to change at any time. If you have questions call (920) 684-7171. Thank you for your cooperation.
We continue to follow the infection control procedures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Manitowoc County Department of Health.
At Felician Village, the health, safety and well-being of our residents, staff, volunteers and visitors is our utmost top priority. We want to keep you informed of our ongoing infectious disease preventive safety measures and processes.
Please note: At this time there are reported cases of COVID-19 infections in Manitowoc County. However, as with any infectious disease including influenza, we are always prepared for the possibility of more. You can be assured that we are taking this possibility very seriously and have plans in place to deal with any infectious diseases that may appear including influenza and COVID-19.
As a senior living provider, we are monitoring the situation daily and taking guidance from the Wisconsin Department of Health (DHS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). We also work closely with the Manitowoc County Health Department and our local hospital systems.
Felician Village takes pride in the low incidence of infectious disease across our campus. On a daily basis, we track all infections on our campus. We are proud that our infection rates are continuously below the state average. This is due to our robust infection control policies and attentive staff.
What is the Delta Variant?
What specifically is Felician Village doing to prevent infectious disease?
- Signage has been posted throughout the facility regarding our indoor visitation guidelines.
- On a daily basis we monitor our current level of supplies of Personal Protective Equipment, hand soap, alcohol-based hand sanitizer and surface cleaners. Alternate supplies have been identified in the event they are needed.
- Public areas are wiped with disinfectant throughout the day and as needed.
- All infections are tracked daily and reported per policy.
- Upon admission, all residents are assessed for symptoms of respiratory infection, including questions about recent travel.
- Face masks are provided to residents who exhibit respiratory infection symptoms.
- Face masks are available at entrances for essential workers who must enter the facility. If you are not feeling well, please do not visit.
What can I do to help prevent developing an infection?
- Wash your hands regularly, especially after using the restroom, before preparing or consuming food, and after using a tissue. Using soap and hot water, wash for about 20 seconds being sure to scrub your nails and between fingers. If water is not available, use of hand sanitizer is acceptable as long as it has at least 70% alcohol.
- Avoid coughing or sneezing into your hands or in the air. Always try to cough or sneeze into a tissue, and then throw the tissue away. If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your elbow.
- Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose.
As of March 9, 2021, all residents and staff on the Felician Village Campus who wished to receive the COVID-19 vaccine have been fully vaccinated.
Infection Control 24/7 Hotlines
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Stay Connected to Your Loved Ones
We have created different channels of communication to help you stay in touch with your loved ones during this time. We recently updated our delivery process for residents.
Trusted Links and Resources
- DHS Issues Public Health Advisory about the Omicron Variant
- Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Resources
- CDC Vaccine booster shot information
- Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
- Manitowoc Public Health Department
- World Health Organization (WHO) Resources
- Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Checklist: Older Persons
- Caregivers and Coronavirus: Dealing with Forced Isolation
- Caregiver Resources & Tips in Handling COVID-19
- Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers
- Relaxation for Caregivers