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Thank you, Capitol Hill Healthcare nurses!
Thank you, Capitol Hill Healthcare nurses!

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week. According to the American Nurses Association, there are more than 4 million registered nurses working in our nation’s healthcare facilities. We should be thankful for all that nurses do and have done for us, particularly during the past 14 months.

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Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

The following statement is attributed to Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC and Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA

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Nursing homes are open to guests again: How do I visit?
Nursing homes are open to guests again: How do I visit?

In addition to our outdoor visitation in the Veranda Courtyard, Capitol Hill Healthcare now offers indoor visitation in Roger’s Café on the 1st floor. This area has been specially prepared, and we have guidelines to stay in compliance with regulations issued by Alabama and federal agencies. The increase of COVID-19 vaccinations around the nation has

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Angel Tree donations fulfill residents’ Christmas wishes
Angel Tree donations fulfill residents’ Christmas wishes

A team of dedicated elves recently went on a Christmas shopping spree for Capitol Hill Healthcare residents. They purchased and wrapped gifts that included blankets, clothing, games, hygiene products, jewelry, shoes, and other items. The donations were for our Angel Tree that fulfills present requests. Administrator Michael Burnett said the annual drive is a way

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Capitol Hill helps program track more lost loved ones
Capitol Hill helps program track more lost loved ones

Nothing can be more terrifying for a family than realizing an elderly or disabled loved one has wandered away and they can’t find them. Hopefully, a gift from Capitol Hill Healthcare will help reunite more families. Capitol Hill has purchased equipment that alerts caregivers when a loved one wanders from a specified area and helps

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Capitol Hill among few to finish nationwide COVID-19 training program
Capitol Hill among few to finish nationwide COVID-19 training program

Capitol Hill Healthcare is one of a small number of long-term healthcare facilities to have completed a federal training program on COVID-19. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) program is for clinical staff and management and part of a nationwide effort to combat the spread of the disease in nursing homes. According to

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Capitol Hill Healthcare welcomes back visitors
Capitol Hill Healthcare welcomes back visitors

Capitol Hill Healthcare is excited to announce the return of in-person visitation for residents and their loved ones. Montgomery County and our facility have met the criteria recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Alabama for re-opening long-term healthcare facilities to visitors. As of Oct. 13, outdoor visits with residents are allowed

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What to expect when visits resume at Capitol Hill Healthcare
What to expect when visits resume at Capitol Hill Healthcare

Governor Kay Ivey announced the extension of the Safer at Home order for Alabama in late September. That order includes new provisions that will impact nursing home residents and their loved ones. Subject to reasonable restrictions, each nursing home resident may now receive visits from one caregiver or visitor at a time. So, what does

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Capitol Hill Healthcare adds extra measures to protect residents and staff
Capitol Hill Healthcare adds extra measures to protect residents and staff

Capitol Hill Healthcare is making every effort to eradicate the threat of COVID-19. To supplement our daily hygiene efforts, we are working with an external sanitation company. This decision is a proactive measure to protect the well-being of our residents and staff. Our team of dedicated health care professionals continues to work closely with local

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An update on coronavirus (COVID-19)
An update on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Since news of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak became known in January, like other healthcare providers, we began monitoring this situation and educating ourselves about this new virus. We feel it is important to share reliable information with our community about this global public health challenge. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person

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