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
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
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
Thank you to Governor Hogan for bringing the 3 confirmed cases to light. All three recently traveled abroad, live in Montgomery County and have been quarantined and cooperative with state health officials. The Governor declared a STATE of EMERGENCY which means he has immediate access to additional funds to coordinate Maryland’s response. Regent will provide further updates as more information becomes available.