Catholic Health Services News
December 16, 2020
On December 16, 2020, The Florida Department of Health came to St. John’s Nursing Center at the Catholic Health Services North Campus in Lauderdale Lakes today and administered the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine to 134 staff and 79 long-term care residents in the nursing center. From the medical director to staff physicians, nurses and other direct patient care personnel were eager to be among the first to receive this historic vaccine.
April 23, 2020
St. Anne’s Nursing Center and Residence welcomed the National Guard today, April 23, 2020 for testing our residents and staff. Executive Director, Sandra Cabezas, expressed the urgent need for more continuous testing as Joe Catania, our CEO/President, has repeatedly requested. Our staff has been working tirelessly implementing appropriate safety measures to ensure that the majority of our resident’s remain healthy. “St. Anne’s is grateful to the National Guard as we look forward to more accessible testing in the future to ensure our residents are safe and their family members have peace of mind” stated Sandra Cabezas.
April 15, 2020
“They are our Heroes today. Testing is the only way to know how to accurately proceed with our preventive and protective measures in caring for our residents. We have been searching for testing kits tirelessly for weeks, with no success. The entire staff has been eagerly waiting for them!” comments Nathaniel Johnson, executive director of Villa Maria Nursing Center. According to Commander Zuluaga, there were 35 guards, 9 teams and 2 Command and Control personnel to oversee the medics performing the swabbing for the COVID19 nasal pharyngeal test. At the end of the day, 160 residents and 220 staff members, mostly clinical, were tested.
April 18, 2017
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