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SpringBrook Community of Onalaska

How we're addressing Covid-19

SpringBrook Community of Onalaska is conducting tours and taking new admissions!  Please see our video below for more information.

Learn more about SpringBrook’s successful response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and our efforts to keep residents safe while we return to normal.

Contact Stephanie! April 2022


April 2022

Pandemic Admission Protocols

Pandemic Admission Protocols

  1. Residents should receive at least their first dose of COVID vaccine, and have the second appointment scheduled, prior to admission
  2. Medical and Functional assessment will be done by SpringBrook personnel remotely if possible (as determined by SpringBrook)
  3. Whenever possible, SpringBrook would like temperature and O2 readings for the 7 days prior to move in
  4. Resident must pass all health and exposure screening guidelines, and be free of COVID-19 symptoms
  5. Movers/Family must pass all health and exposure screening guidelines, and be free of COVID-19 symptoms and conform to current PPE requirements
  6. Resident must stay in their room for a 14-day quarantine after admission unless it has two full weeks since their second dose of COVID vaccine.
  7. Resident will wear a medical-grade procedure mask whenever staff are in the room
  8. Resident will have their temperature and symptoms checked twice daily by care staff
  9. Care staff will wear gloves and medical-grade procedure mask when providing care
  10. Life Enrichment will offer scheduled video chats three times per week for the first three weeks
  11. Life Enrichment will conduct 1:1 activities with resident 2-3 times per week during the first three weeks
  12. Please wear your mask during the entire visit.  If you feel you must remove your mask due to communication issues, please try to stay physically distant from the resident.  Thank you for your cooperation!

In-Person Essential Visitors:

Family members will sign and follow the Essential Visitor Guidelines.  The following exceptions will be allowed for new admissions:

  • Two family members will each be allowed to visit once per week for up to an hour for the first three weeks.
  • Family member & another visitor who dwells in the same household may visit together. For example: Son/Daughter-in-Law
  • One family member may stay for up to 5 days overnight in the apartment during the first week of admission. Meals will be provided for both.  Family member must follow all visitor protocols for PPE when outside the apartment.
  • The family member and resident may not congregate in common areas when other residents are present or attend activities or meals unless they have completed COVID vaccinations. The resident may attend by themselves if they have completed the vaccinations.