Residents who are fully vaccinated can leave the building and are advised to follow the guidelines on this fact sheet.
Residents who are not fully vaccinated are to quarantine in their room if they leave the building for a non-medical necessary trip for over 24 hours or if the trip warrants quarantine per IDPH guidelines.
Residents are to sign out at the time of the leave and sign back in upon return.
The family is to contact the nurse’s station to notify the nurse when the resident is going out.
Upon arrival the family is to come into the front lobby to be screened. If there are no concerns based on this screening, the family is welcome to assist the resident to their vehicle.
Residents are given a reminder card when they leave the building on proper infection control practices when they are out.
Residents are to wash their hands once they return to the building.
For Visits with Residents in the Nursing Center, Salem and Assisted Living
The visiting will occur in Room 100 or the resident’s room.
Visits will be by appointment only.
We will schedule visits between 9:00-7:00 pm Monday thru Friday and 9:00-5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Appointments will be arranged thru the front desk.
A maximum of 3 visitors may visit the resident at a time.
Children are allowed; however, they must wear a mask and maintain 6 feet social distance from the resident.
Young children are to always remain with an accompanying adult while in the building.
Guests are to always wear a face mask and residents are to wear a face mask during the visit.
Visits should be 1 hour or less.
All visitors will be prescreened with questions from the CDC less than 24 hours prior to the visit.
All visitors will be screened with the same CDC questions and a temperature will be taken upon arrival.
To receive this screening visitors are to enter the front lobby. If no one is in the front lobby when you arrive please call the Salem desk at 309-683-2516 and remain in the lobby until someone comes to assist you.
Visitors will be directed to the appropriate room for the visit and are not allowed in other parts of the building without authorization from administration.
If these guidelines are not followed the guest may be asked to leave the facility for the safety of the residents and staff.