Symphony Care Network’s Response to COVID-19

The health and safety of every guest is our first focus, but we also understand that loved ones and guardians are increasingly concerned by the spread of the Covid-19 virus, and the toll it can take on seniors and the medically compromised. We hope that the resources below will help to inform and reassure you as we face this challenge together.

Media Inquiries:
Lauryn Allison
Director of Communications
[email protected]

VIDEO: Dr. Stemer Explains Symphony’s COVID-19 Response

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Symphony Care Network recently named infectious disease expert Dr. Alexander Stemer to lead its system-wide COVID-19 crisis response task force, along with University of Chicago Medicine’s Dr. Stacie Levine, chief of the section of geriatrics and palliative care. With their leadership, the task force is working to identify advanced clinical strategies to counteract the spread of coronavirus and share the most effective treatments and procedures that will save lives. Watch Dr. Stemer discuss the steps our team is taking to care for our patients, and come back for regular updates. Dr. Stemer will address questions we’re hearing from Symphony families, so we encourage you to submit questions by emailing us at: [email protected]k.com.

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AHCA/NCAL Says Segregated COVID-19 Units Best Path for Hospital Discharges

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States considering steps to mandate that skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) accept hospital discharges who may have or actually already have the coronavirus (COVID-19) should instead work to direct SNFs to create as many segregated COVID-19 units as possible, leaders of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) said.

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Feds ban most nursing home visitors in escalation of coronavirus fight

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CMS Administrator Seema Verma at an earlier address. This story has been updated to reflect the most recent developments: Federal authorities announced late Friday new restrictions on nursing home visitors in guidance aimed at protecting seniors from the novel coronavirus. In a press release and memo issued late Friday, the Centers for Medicare &…

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