Here you'll find a daily report on COVID-19 cases on campus. This is inteded for reassurance and to keep the public informed:
4/7/20: No cases of COVID-19 on campus.
4/6/20: No cases of COVID-19 on campus or among staff.
4/4 - 4/5: No cases of COVID-19 on campus.
4/3/20: No cases of COVID-19 on campus, including staff and clients.
4/2/20: No cases of COVID-19 on campus. Re...
How is Bear River Health Responding?
Early opening of Primary Care Division for onsite treatment and treatment of Medicaid patients in the community
- Daily screenings for both Staff and Clients for COVID-19
- Admission screenings
- Assessment for high risk individuals both staff and clients
- Relocation of residents
- Smaller group sizes
- Kitchen segregation
- Detox segregation
- Respiratory isolation area
- Staff working from home
- Telemedicine for outpatient treatment
- MAT treatment still available
- Video conference meetings for those in recovery
Newly admitted clients and staff will be required to stay in respiratory isolation for seven days. This means individuals will have their own area, spaces, and surfaces. After seven days if the individual is symptom free, they will be allowed to go into a group area. Respiratory isolation is required as we do not have the capabilities to test for COVID-19 at this point in time.
If the client is symptomatic, we have isolated areas that will allow for recovery.
For more information on Respitory Isolation, view the release here: COVID-19 Temporary Respiratory Isolation
Saving Lives and Fostering Growth
- Emergency Response -
The early trickle of COVID-19 infection has turned into a steady current. To stay ahead of the curve Bear River Health (BRH) has implemented a COVID-19 emergency response to deal with this epidemic, and its ever changing requirements.
Effective emergency preparedness allowed Bear River Health to remain at the head of the curve. Addressing the crisis is the top priority of the Leadership at BRH. A crisis response team was immediately established. The team worked swiftly to identify a response plan. Precaution measures were enacted prior to each advisory due to the strategic forethought of the crisis response team. The next measures are prepared and ready to execute if and when the need arises.
Bear River Health will stay committed to providing treatment and care during this time of need. If clients do not have access to a safe place to go after treatment, Bear River Health will not discharge anyone even if funding runs out. Implementation of the mentioned measures has allowed Bear River Health to continue its mission of saving lives and fostering growth.
- Respiratory Isolation -
Respiratory Isolation rooms will keep clients safe by providing an individual space that is under observation before integrating into the current client population. Clients in isolation will have access to medical staff around the clock, and will be able to access virtual meetings via tablet for clinical programming so that they may begin the pathway to recovery. The tablets will allow individuals to begin the program, provide entertainment, and allow them to remain in contact with family during these trying times.