COVID-19 Death Reported At Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center In Odon

(ODON) – One person has died from COVID-19 at Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center in Odon.

As of Wednesday, 14 residents and 10 staff members have tested positive for the virus, four residents are currently in the hospital and 10 residents have been quarantined at Ketcham. The 10 staff members are also in quarantine.

“While we strive for transparency in everything we do, please know that we are bound by federal guidelines under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). which protects the privacy of our residents and staff, who may not want their conditions known. Our medical directors follow all established federal laws. We notify families of any change in the medical conditions of loved ones. Our residents are our priority. We have notified public health officials as required and are following procedures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. We are taking every step as recommended by authorities to contain the spread. Developments are changing day by day, minute by minute. Our focus remains on the health and well-being of everyone at Ketcham Memorial. We must also recognize our team for the concern and commitment they have shown to our residents during this challenging time. Our mission has never been more meaningful.”