ST. CHARLES, MO –The Frontier Health Rehabilitation facility in St. Charles is reporting an additional 10 cases of the COVID-19 virus. The 10 new cases involve 9 patients and one staff member. That brings the total number of cases at the nursing home to 14.
Last week the center reported 3 patients and one staff member had been sickened by the coronavirus. All of those individuals have been quarantined and are recovering.
A spokesperson for the company says an additional 12 staff members are staying a home after calling in sick. The company says those employees with be tested for the COVID-19 virus.
The facility has brought in additional staff from around the state of Missouri to supplement staffing needs.
Recently, the facility has received masks, gloves and other protective gear from the State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.