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Overton Health And Rehab Implements New Pay Schedule For Nurses

Overton County Health and Rehab has increased base pay for its nursing department. Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said the facility’s board passed the raises to help in recruiting efforts. “It is challenging, and we’re not unique at Overton County Health and Rehab,” Stevens said. “I think all of our rehabs and hospitals are in the same boat. Some people ... Read More »

Overton Health And Rehab Move Back To Limited Visitations Due To COVID

Overton County Health and Rehab has stopped open visitations due to residents testing COVID positive. Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said the center’s COVID unit has reopened with three residents positive experiencing mild symptoms. “That changes our visitation slightly,” Stevens said. “We have it where the doors are wide open for visits, but now we have to limit that like ... Read More »

Outdoor Visits Allowed At Overton Co. Health And Rehab

Overton County Health and Rehab is updating its visitation policy to allow outdoor visits. Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said scheduled times will be evaluated daily based on community COVID numbers and weather. “We are scheduling outdoor visits Monday through Friday,” Stevens said. “And a resident may have one outdoor visit per week with two immediate family members that are ... Read More »

Overton Health And Rehab Increasing Staff For More Residents

Overton County Health and Rehab is looking to add to its staff in anticipation for an increased amount of residents. Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said vacant spots at the current facility and upcoming short term rehab center need to be filled, but staffing must come first. “We’re kinda in a rebuilding with our census, our patient load, and with ... Read More »

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 »

Overton Health & Rehab Hit Hard By COVID

Overton Health and Rehab has 36 active COVID cases inside the center, with 25 active residents and 9 active staff members. This accounts for 18 percent of all the active cases in Overton County. At Friday’s COVID Conference, Overton Health and Rehab Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said the center saw a pretty big surge a few weeks ago, and ... Read More »

Overton Positivity Rate Too High To Allow Rehab Visitors

Overton County long term care facilities will not be able to have visitors if the county’s 14 percent positivity rate does not decrease by October 1st. A county must have a positive test rate lower than 10 percent for rehab centers to allow visitors. Overton County Rehab and Health Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said the facility has received high ... Read More »