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COVID-19 Vaccinations

Southern Hills is pleased to announce our enrollment in the Long Term Care Pharmacy Partnership Program through the CDC.  This program will provide safe COVID-19 vaccinations for our residents and staff.  The CDC has recommended Healthcare workers and long term care residents as the highest level of priority for the first distribution of the vaccine.  […]

Southern Hills Visitation

Southern Hills Visitation
by Jessica Luckett
Admissions Director/Social Services
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
This year has been difficult to say the least and having a family member living in a nursing home is especially hard during these times due not being able to visit. It is hard to tell how a family member is doing just […]

COVID-19 Update May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced during his regular press briefing Tuesday afternoon that he is creating the Congregate Care Unified Response Team, which will start aggressive COVID-19 testing in all Ohio nursing homes.

All staff members in nursing homes will be tested.  Based on subsequent information received from the Ohio Department […]

COVID-19 Update May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced this week that massage therapy, acupuncture, cosmetic therapy and tattoo parlors will be re-opening. Beginning Thursday, May 21st, campgrounds in Ohio will be permitted to reopen followed by gyms, fitness centers and non-contact sports leagues on May 26th. Public pools which can meet required safety […]

COVID-19 Update May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced additional business openings today.  Social distancing will remain; barriers will appear in stores to assist with this, but we still must remain vigilant in keeping each other safe.  We don’t know exactly what it will look like, but we know life won’t look the same.

So […]

COVID-19 Update May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

Governor DeWine announced there is no plan to reopen nursing homes for visitors at Skilled Nursing Facilities, as part of the Responsible Restart Ohio Plan, beginning May 1.

I know we are all excited and anxious to see our loved ones after being apart for so long, but bear […]

COVID-19 Update April 24

April 24, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

I want to generally update you as to the status of our facility.  We are doing our best to limit any fear of the unknown.  Please keep in mind, specific patient information cannot be shared in a public setting like this.  If in doubt or concerned for your […]

COVID-19 Update April 22

April 22, 2020

To our families and friends,

Social distancing to help control the COVID-19 outbreak has affected all of us in many ways. While it’s the best thing we can do for our loved ones, we understand this is particularly hard for families of the people we serve.  Healthcare around the country is taking on a […]

COVID-19 Update April 7

April 7, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

We hope this message finds everyone doing well, staying safe, and remaining in good health and spirits.  Everyone’s cooperation and embrace during this crisis has been exceptional.

We are asking for families to refrain from bringing in items to their loved ones. It is difficult, but another way that […]

COVID-19 Update March 23

March 23, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Staff Members,

I want to update each of you on measures we are taking to help improve communication with our loved ones.  Southern Hills and Vrable Healthcare have purchased tablets to set up skype accounts dedicated to allowing family, friends and residents the ability to more freely communicate during this […]