(MADISON CO.) – COVID-19 has killed 11 residents and 20 people are in isolation at a Madison County nursing home
Residents began getting sick on March 26 at the Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson.
In a statement, the facility says they are taking every precaution to sanitize the facility and exhibit extensive measures of social distancing with their residents. All of their employees are being issued personal protective equipment.
The state health department says three employees have tested positive for the virus, and two remain critically ill.
Madison County health officials say all longterm care facilities should be on alert.
State health officials will move any asymptomatic residents to another nursing home. Even those not showing signs will be tested for the virus. If it comes back positive, they will remain at Bethany Pointe.