September 21, 2020

PruittHealth Franklin moves to alert code amber status with no COVID-19 cases

(Franklin, GA) — Officials with PruittHealth announced via press release this afternoon that the nursing home in Franklin has de-escalated from Alert Code Red and is now operating at Alert Code Amber status.

By moving to Alert Code Amber, the center has no positive or presumptive positive COVID-19 cases at this time.

PruittHealth – Franklin will now allow additional staff and limited vendors to re-enter and begin accepting new admissions.

According to the statement by the Communications Department at PruittHealth, any newly admitted patients will be quarantined for a period of 14 days to monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

Additionally, PruittHealth will continue to implement enhanced infection control protocols, including increased cleaning frequency, postponing communal activities, screening staff, vendors and patients daily, and ceasing visitation with the exception of patients in end of life stages.

PruittHealth is closely monitoring its patients in all centers for symptoms of COVID-19 and continues to follow the latest guidelines from public health officials.

The organization’s Emergency Operations Center is equipped with healthcare professionals available 24 hours a day for staff or patient questions related to COVID-19.

Please call 855-742-5983 to be connected with a member of PruittHealth’s team.

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