FL: Another Resident, Employee Test Positive for Coronavirus at Hollywood ALF


by John Weinsier and Amanda Batchelor

Mar 30, 2020

Another resident and employee have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood in Broward County, the facility notified residents in a letter.

The facility said they immediately notified the Broward County Health Department over the weekend.

According to the letter, the resident was admitted to a hospital on Saturday where they were tested for COVID-19.

The employee was tested for the virus by her physician.

A resident who was diagnosed with COVID-19 last Wednesday remains in the hospital, according to the letter.

The facility vowed to “continue working closely with local health officials in Broward County to promote a safe and healthy environment for all of our residents and team members.”

According to a report by the Florida Department of Health, there are more than 50 COVID-19 cases at long-term care facilities in the state. 


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