COVID-19 Update

Our Approach

At Lifeskills, we are committed to ensuring the safety of our clients, staff, and families. We have partnered with Abbott to bring Covid-19 testing to the campus. The Abbott Platform testing for SARS-Co2 (Covid-19) uses oropharyngeal swabs to bring real-time, qualitative PCR based instrument to obtain positive and negative results within 24 to 48 hours.

We will continue to encourage and support all our employees to stay home if sick, quarantine proactively if exposed to COVID-19, and test negative before returning to work. As new updates and guidance are provided through The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and our local public health authorities, we will continue to adjust our operation and adopt these recommendations within our environment of care. We are proud to be a national leader in delivering superior psychiatric care and will continue to invest in measures to be able to provide this essential health benefit.

 

If you have additional questions, please reach out directly to me at 954-834-5099, Ext 202.

 

Sincerely,

Klay Weaver, CEO

Partnering with United Clinical Laboratory to bring testing to the campus.

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Below is a high-level list of actions that have contributed to our success in keeping our services safe and available:

Utilize cleaning and protective health equipment
All employees and clients trained on standard precautions and sanitation
Closed campus, limiting visitors
Conduct health screenings on employees, clients, and all essential visitors to campus

Changed the admission criteria and procedure to include screening for COVID-19

Isolation spaces available
Comprehensive approach to social distancing on and between campuses

Discontinued interacting within community venues carrying exposure risks

Moved Family Program to virtual experience

Changed to only virtual PHP and IOP services to area community members off-campus
Mandatory masking for all employees and clients
Real-time, qualitative PCR based testing on campus for all staff, clients, new admissions and employees
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