Status: Three New Guilford County Care Facilities Experiencing COVID-19 Outbreaks | Local News


GREENSBORO – Three Guilford County nursing facilities were newly listed this week in a state report that shows ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks, as well as new cases at other facilities.

Friends Homes in Guilford, Greenhaven Health and Rehabilitation Center and Guilford House have all seen new outbreaks, according to Tuesday’s report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Rehabilitation Services.

Friends Homes had two cases on staff and none involving residents, while Greenhaven had four cases on staff and 10 cases related to residents, according to the report.

Emails seeking comment from these facilities went unanswered Wednesday evening.

Guilford House has had one case among staff and three involving residents, according to the report.

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A Guilford House spokesperson said in an email that during the facility’s weekly COVID-19 testing, he identified three residents and a staff member who tested positive for the virus. All were vaccinated and showed no major symptoms related to the virus, the spokesperson said.

Residents will end their 10-day quarantine period this week. The staff member was sent home and has since completed his quarantine period, she said.

A positive case involving a resident of Accordius Health in Greensboro has been added to the outbreak at that facility, according to the state. The outbreak has affected a total of eight residents and three staff. Two resident deaths have also been reported.


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