The following is a press release written by the Medical Director of Sherwood Oaks Doctor John Cottle:
Yesterday two more residents of Sherwood Oaks with Covid-19 passed away. Two other residents were newly diagnosed with Covid-19. Six residents are in the isolation area at Sherwood Oaks, only one of whom is in critical condition, one is ill but stable, and four appear to have recovered but remain in isolation. Two residents remain in Adventist Health Mendocino Coast, one returned to Sherwood Oaks yesterday recovered though still in isolation.
A state health dept inspector visited Sherwood Oaks yesterday, and again approved of the policies in place and being followed to minimize the spread of Covid in the facility. Some temporary help has been secured, including a Spanish speaking staff educator, but more nurses and nurse aids are still very much needed.
No more staff have been identified with Covid, and two more have recovered. A total of 17 residents and 8 staff have been diagnosed since the outbreak began July 6.