01/15/21 Update From Executive Director Nicole Briggs

Jan 15, 2021 | COVID-TBAK

Dear Residents, Families and Staff:

As our nation, state, and local community cope with the coronavirus pandemic, we
wish to provide you with this important update regarding The Blake at Kingsport.
We have one resident that has tested positive as well as one staff member.

The Staff Member is at home on Quarantine and is doing well. They will return to
work based on the CDC guidelines.   The resident is in isolation and all infection
control protocols are being followed.
Our Vaccine Clinic will still be on schedule as planned for this Monday, January
18th . We are currently testing all Residents as well as Staff Members ahead of the

With the continued increase in both cases and positivity rates in the area, we
strongly urge all residents to remain in their apartments unless there is a need to
leave.  If there is a need to leave your apartment, we require a face covering be
worn, as well as the practice of social distancing and hand hygiene per TN Health
Dept. and CDC guidelines.  We will continue room service delivery.

We will continue to share information and send updates as needed.