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Overton Health And Rehab New Facility Delayed To February

Overton County Health and Rehab has experienced shipping delays resulting in a pushed back opening of its new rehab facility. Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said needed materials have finally arrived. “For us it was window manufactures,” Stevens said. “The COVID affected some of those companies, vendors that manufacture pieces you need to complete your project. So, there was some ... Read More »

Overton Health And Rehab Accepting New Admissions

Overton County Health and Rehab has returned to taking new resident admissions. Before entering, new residents must pass a COVID test. Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said testing will then continue every 48 hours for 14 days before entering common areas. “They will be in an isolation area of our facility, so they are not out with everybody else,” Stevens ... Read More »

One UC Assisted Living Facility Adding Extra Precautions

As the pandemic continues, some assisted living facilities statewide are struggling to keep COVID-19 out. Overton County Health and Rehab Public Information Officer Scott Stevens said the facility has implemented extra safety precautions on top of CDC guidelines to prevent the virus entering. “We don’t allow any visitors, we don’t allow deliveries in our building, the only that can come ... Read More »

Overton Co. Health and Rehab Changing Policies

Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center is changing its admission policy in order to combat COVID-19. Public Information Officer Scott Stephens said the stringent measures have been put in place to keep the center’s positive cases at zero. For a patient to be admitted, they will have to have a negative COVID test and go through a quarantine period. “We ... Read More »

One Local Facility Will Continue Visitation Restrictions

Inconsistencies between new state guidelines and federal mandates will keep one local long term care facility closed. Overton County Health and Rehab has already been conducting scheduled visits outside. PIO Scott Stevens said weekly testing must be available before inside access can even be considered. “First of all you have to have one round of testing for the entire facility,” ... Read More »