The Los Angeles Jewish Home’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
The Los Angeles Jewish Home is committed to keeping our residents and staff safe and healthy. Following the recent developments of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), particularly in senior living communities, we are reaching out to inform you about how we are handling the situation. Our priority remains the protection from harm of the most vulnerable members of our community.
Here at the Jewish Home, the safety and health of our community remains one of our greatest priorities. Below is guidance we received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on what you can do to safeguard your home against Novel Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. READ MORE »
An Important Update to Jewish Home Residents and Family Members from COO Larissa Stephanians
LACDPH: Steps for Handwashing
Stop the spread of germs and keep yourself and others from getting sick. Follow these guidelines on handwashing set by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
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Communicating With Your Loved One at the Jewish Home
At the Los Angeles Jewish Home, the health and well-being of our residents remains our top priority. Thankfully, we do not have any cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at this time.
We understand connecting with family members and loved ones is extremely important. We ask that you try to contact your loved one directly through telephone, email, or text messaging. If you cannot reach your loved one through these channels, please contact the nursing station where your loved one resides.
If necessary, you may call the Jewish Home's main switchboard at 818-774-3000 Monday through Friday 9 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.—2 p.m. A Jewish Home representative will then try to connect you with your loved one or get back to you by phone or email with information. For a complete list of nurses station phone numbers, click here.
Please visit www.lajh.org/news/coronavirus-info for regular updates.
As always, we appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Thank you.
Following the recent developments of COVID‐19 in the U.S., particularly in senior living communities, we are reaching out to inform you of how we are handling this situation at the Los Angeles Jewish Home. As of today, there are no known or suspected cases of COVID‐19 among residents, patients, staff, volunteers or visitors in any of our programs. However, we are taking extra precautions to keep each of our communities as safe as possible during such a critical time. READ MORE »
On March 4, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced “Actions to Address Spread of Coronavirus.” CMS announced several actions aimed at limiting the spread of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Specifically, CMS issued a call to action to health care providers across the country to ensure they are implementing their infection control procedures. The LAJH has answered that call. READ MORE »