Medical Director Joseph Nicholas provides updates for residents and their families about care at the Highlands at Brighton during the COVID-19 pandemic. The most recent video is displayed. You can select previous videos from the playlist icon in the upper right corner. Please return to this website regularly for new updates.
The Highlands at Brighton is committed to providing families and county, state and federal agencies up-to-date information on COVID illnesses in residents. This page provides the latest information on the number of resident cases or fatalities linked to COVID in our facility.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
New cases of COVID-19 positive residents since prior day: 1
New cases of COVID-19 positive staff since prior day: 3
New onset of 3 or more residents or staff with respiratory symptoms within 72 hours of each other: 0
Number of deaths of residents since prior day: 4
Visitation at Highlands at Brighton is temporarily suspended in accordance with Monroe County and New York State Departments of Health COVID-19 restrictions. Our staff will continue to assist families with telephone and virtual visits until limited, in-person visitation can resume.
Any staff member with symptoms of COVID, being tested for COVID, or having a diagnosis of COVID, are kept out of work until they have been symptom-free for several days, and cleared to return to work by the Monroe County Health Department.
We have adapted the latest evidence-based local and federal health guidelines to protect residents and staff from the risk of COVID. These include: