Resident of Weinberg Campus tests positive for coronavirus


GETZVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) — A resident of Weinberg Campus, a senior community in Getzville, has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Weinberg Campus CEO Bob Mayer, the resident lived in Dosberg Manor on the complex. Mayer says the individual was sent to the hospital on March 9th. On March 17th, they were transferred to Weinberg’s Rosa Coplon Rehabilitation Unit. The very next day, on March 18th, they went back to the hospital.

Staff learned of the positive coronavirus test result on March 20th, Mayer said.

“We thank all of our employees for their dedication and vigilance during this challenging time, and our heartfelt get-well wishes go out to our resident in the hospital,” Mayer added.

Both the New York State and Erie County health departments have been contacted.

Relevant areas have undergone a deep cleaning by an outside cleaning company, and the frequency of daily health screenings has been increased for both residents and employees.

Currently, Weinberg Campus has a “no visitors” policy in place.

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