Prescott House is Proactive: COVID-19 and Communicable Diseases Update
*report updated as of 2/24/2022 at 11:31am MST
Remaining diligent and aware of the risk of variants, Prescott House has consistently administered COVID testing for Staff and Clients. -1/7/2022
Staying proactive, Prescott House has submitted an order to Yavapai County for COVID-19 vaccines. This ensures the safety and wellness for both our clients and staff. Upon submission, Prescott House has received the following response – “You will be contacted to schedule a vaccine clinic based on the CDC advised priority groups timeline and vaccine availability” -1/27/2021
Prescott House implemented procedures adhering to full requirements for business, including daily temperature checks and masks worn at all times, Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-40 Containing the Spread of COVID-19
“Prescott House is open during this sensitive time. Screening and prevention measures have been implemented to adhere to CDC guidelines. There are no reported cases of COVID-19 at our facility. Proactively tracking this status, our team is aware of the serious nature of this virus.” – Prescott House Medical Staff
On October 26th, 2020 Prescott House communicated the following statement with staff reinforcing our strict existing COVID-19 protocols.
“We are asking that all employees continue to avoid non-essential public spaces, wear masks when in public, and social distance. If exposed to a known individual with COVID, please inform Prescott House Medical Staff as soon as possible. Do not come into work until cleared to return. You will be required to be cleared through local COVID-19 testing.
Remember, winter is a time of year where the risk of exposure will be higher than what we have experienced thus far. Understanding the fatigue that some are feeling, stay diligent as the next few months are a critical period. Prescott House has been COVID free, and let’s keep it that way.
Please be smart, patient, and hold each other accountable to our protocols.
Thank you and stay safe.”
COVID-19 and Communicable Diseases
Awareness regarding the coronavirus, COVID-19 along with all communicable diseases continues to be important to the procedures and training at Prescott House. Our nationally recognized treatment program is committed to the health and wellness of clients, staff, families, and communities. Quality care remains a top priority during this time of recovery and responsibility of our services.
We are closely monitoring the health of all clients and staff. There are no reported cases of COVID-19 at our facility. Proactively tracking this status, our team is aware of the serious nature of this virus.
Proactive Procedures Include:
- Pre-admission Flu Symptom and Travel History Screening
- Sanitation & Prevention Protocol Training
- Arizona Department of Health Services Communication
- Yavapai County Community Health Services Communication
- Connecting Clients to Family through Phone Calls
As a residential facility, access to Medical Room Staff is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Multiple staff members conduct room checks, disinfection routines, and campus/community observations throughout the day. Our medical team is closely following the guidelines set forth by the CDC to further develop systematic procedures.
Helpful CDC COVID-19 Coronavirus Links and Information:
HOW IT SPREADS
ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING AND DISINFECTION GUIDELINES
STEPS TO PREVENT ILLNESS
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SICK
Experience and Trust
Since 1988, Prescott House has been a leader in substance abuse and mental health therapy. Creating solutions to all life issues during the recovery process is demonstrated through our experience. The dedication to these services continues as we emphasize the importance and firm belief in healthy recovery of the mind, body, and soul.
H. Dayton Turberville, MEd, LISAC, CSAT, CMAT