Monthly Archives: March 2020

Regents Stance on Supplies

With Hospitals being the first to receive PPE, Regent Healthcare, Inc. has been working effortlessly in requesting assistance through any outlet available. Thus far, we have: Coordinated with state and local emergency management agencies to get on the list for PPEs Made Daily supply runs to numerous stores surrounding each of our 4 locations (Central, Chestertown, Eastern Shore, Southern Maryland) Submitted orders through Amazon and Staples weeks ago   Our efforts are to rebuild our Emergency Supply Locker. At this time, we have very limited quantities of: Latex

Regent Spreading Cheer to Senior Communities. Join the Cause!

  Regent is pledging to spread cheer to our partnering senior communities. With that said, we have started a CARD CAMPAIGN to bring the outside world in during these hard times. With the COVID-19 pandemic, our communities are on lock down and unable to receive visitors (even family members!). Yes, phone calls are allowed, but depending on their diagnosis, even phone calls can be challenging. WHAT TO DO? Grab a box cards, or make your own and you and your family can

Regent Healthcare is Essential

https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidance-essential-critical-infrastructure-workforce https://govstatus.egov.com/md-coronavirus-business “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule.” – Director of Cyber-security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)    

Governor Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Release – March 19, 2020

Governor Hogan gave a riveting update this morning in response to both, Maryland’s first death by COVID-19, as well as, first confirmed case in a child (5 yr old). His, “All hands on deck” approach will soon prove its impact in the days to come. With the number of cases growing 88% in 48 hours, his approach is nothing short of necessary. On behalf of the Nations Governors Association, Gov. Hogan will be submitting 5 requests to the president, vice president,

What is Social Distancing?

In the Grand Scheme of things, we know COVID-19 is rapidly spreading (it is now a pandemic) with no slowing down. It is up to us to flatten the curb and limit person-to-person contact as much as possible. As of today, 3/16/2020, Governor Hogan has put in place an Executive Order to shut down businesses such as restaurants, movie theaters, bars and gyms in order to minimize opportunity in spreading the virus. Visit the CDC for

Maryland Communities for Seniors

New Guidance for Long-Term and Continuing Care Communities. Prior to the Cabinet meeting, Governor Hogan met with leaders from the long-term care community, which includes nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and retirement communities, to ensure that the administration is working in close coordination to ensure the health and safety of Maryland seniors. “Older people and those with underlying health conditions are much more vulnerable and at a significantly higher risk

Coronavirus – World Health Organization Update

Today, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. A pandemic is defined as an epidemic that has spread over several countries. Here are some facts: Out of the 70k reported cases in China, 80% of illness was mild and people recovered; 20% developed serious illness. The highest risk of serious illness is for people older than 80 and/or people with underlying health conditions like diabetes, heart disease and lung disease. In other words, our Regent clients. This is a

CDC – Household Plan of Action

While Regent Healthcare has a plan of action for their employees and clients, families should also prepare for the unexpected and daily updates that may impact their home. Talk with the people who need to be included in your plan. Meet with household members, other relatives, and friends to discuss what to do if a COVID-19 outbreak occurs in your community and what the needs of each person will be (This should include Regent Healthcare). Make sure your household contains supplies such