Minnewaska Lutheran Home residents and resident representatives received a message from us on Thursday, October 15th  about our first positive case of COVID-19 in our facility. We are providing the best possible care and protecting the health and wellness of residents and staff is of highest priority. We have aggressive proactive infection control measures and screening procedures which we believe will help us manage this case as effectively as possible. We are working collaboratively with the Minnesota Department of Health and following the recommended guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Our dedicated professional caregivers are working tirelessly to prevent serious illnesses and provide compassionate support. We are taking all appropriate measures and doing everything possible to protect the health and wellness of all who live and work here. We are not releasing any additional information regarding the positive case for privacy/HIPAA reasons. Please keep all of us in your thoughts and prayers during this challenging time.