Covid-19 Update: Vaccine Announcement

Dear Family and Friends, We’re excited to announce that we’re gearing up to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine very soon. We expect to start residents and staff vaccinations at the end of December or early January. We have partnered with CVS pharmacy and are awaiting further information from them regarding timelines for vaccine administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health have decided that residents in long-term care are in the highest priority group ant they will get the vaccine first—along with all of our staff. From what we know today, resident families and other people in the general community will have to wait for vaccinations until later in the year, when the supply of vaccines is larger. Here are the details of our Resident Vaccination Plan: There will be no cost to you for the shots. You’ll need two shots with 21-28 days in between for it to be effective. If you’ve had COVID-19, you should still get the shots. Some people have had a sore arm, mild aches, and fever after getting the shot, but you cannot be infected by COVID-19 through the shot. These types of side-effects are more common with the first injection but not as common with the second injection. It’s important […]

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Celebrating Veterans Day with Reverence and Appreciation

Ike, one of our proud veterans, was thrilled to receive recognition and a special pin in honor of his service. We topped off the day with a delicious patriotic cake and some amazing poetry, both courtesy of Linda Egelkraut of St. Croix Hospice. Thank you for your donation, Linda! And thank you again to all our wonderful veterans!

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