Dalton Nursing Home leads latest Covid-19 outbreak in northwest Georgia
DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – State numbers show another area nursing home is leading a surge in Covid-19 deaths in our area.
We have seen deadly outbreaks at facilities in Athens-TN, Rossville and Fort Oglethorpe.
Now Ridgewood Manor in Dalton is the latest.
42 of their residents have now tested positive and six have died. 19 staff members have also tested positive.
Here are the latest senior care facilities reports for northwest Georgia:
Ft. Oglethorpe: PruittHealth 80 cases, 37 staff, 10 dead, 26 recovered
Rossville: NHC Healthcare 60 cases, 33 staff, 10 dead, 50 recovered
Dalton: Ridgewood Manor 42 cases, 19 staff, 6 dead, 0 recovered
Blue Ridge: BR Assisted Living 7 cases, 5 staff, 0 dead, 7 recovered
Dalton: Gardens at Royal Oaks 5 cases, 10 staff, 0 dead, 2 recovered
Ellijay: Cameron Hall sr. Living 3 cases, 0 staff, 0 dead, 0 recovered
Blue Ridge: PruittHealth 3 cases, 0 staff, 0 dead, 3 recovered
Rossville: Ctr for Advanced Rehab at Parkside 2 cases, 1 staff, 0 dead, 1 recovered
Ft Oglethorpe: NHC Healthcare 2 cases, 3 staff, 0 dead, 1 recovered
Dalton: Regency Park Health * Rehab 2 cases, 3 staff, 0 dead, 1 recovered
Seven other facilities in Dalton, Ellijay, Summerville, LaFayette and Fort Oglethorpe have just one resident and/or staff members who have tested positive