Here are the latest updates on Cedar Community's precautions regarding COVID-19.

(updated 3-24-2020, 11:40 a.m.)

Cedar Community's first priority is always the health and well-being of our residents and team members. We have always had strong infection control policies and procedures that are reviewed on an ongoing basis, as part of our standard protocols to help protect against the spread of infectious illnesses. In addition to our vigilant infection control measures, we have added additional precautions based on guidance and mandates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Governor Tony Evers, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), and the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department.

Cedar Community is restricting visitors to our West Bend and Elkhart Lake campuses, closing public areas, and postponing all events.

additional PRECAUTIONS FOR ALL CAMPUS LOCATIONS:

  • Increased signage for all buildings to communicate visitor restrictions
  • Hand-wash stations located at the main entrances to all resident locations
  • Enhanced cleaning procedures, including frequent cleaning of high traffic areas
  • Closure and cancellation of all non-essential areas, events, and group activities
  • Admissions will continue to take place with heightened screening precautions
  • Daily COVID-19 screening procedure updates based on DHS guidelines sent to all team members

cedar lake health and rehabilitation center: building on lockdown

  • Restricted visitors: Visitors will only be allowed under critical, end-of-life circumstances
  • All visitors and team members must use the main entrance only - all other entrances closed
  • All approved visitors, team members, partner vendors, and healthcare practitioners must be screened for COVID-19 prior to entry, including answering a series of questions and having their temperature taken
  • If anyone fails the screening, they will not be allowed to enter facility
  • All events and group activities are canceled until further notice
  • No communal dining; residents served in their rooms
  • No volunteers
  • Pharmacy - open for pick up only if visitor passes screening
  • Non-essential areas closed including Deli & Gift Shop, Art Studio, Cedar Closet, and Cedar Theatre

cedar community assisted living: all buildings on lockdown

Cedar bay east, cedar bay west, cedar bay elkhart lake, the cottages memory care

  • Restricted visitors: Visitors will only be allowed under critical, end-of-life circumstances
  • Cedar Bay East entrance closed - all visitors and team members must use Cedar Lake Health & Rehabilitation Center entrance
  • The Cottages - all visitors and team members must use the main entrance; Neighborhood 3 entrance is closed
  • Cedar Bay West and Cedar Bay Elkhart Lake - all visitors and team members must use the main entrance only
  • All approved visitors, team members, partner vendors, and healthcare practitioners must be screened for COVID-19 prior to entry, including answering a series of questions and having their temperature taken
  • If anyone fails the screening, they will not be allowed to enter facility
  • All events and group activities are canceled until further notice
  • No communal dining; residents served in their rooms
  • No volunteers

cedar community independent living:

Cedar Ridge apartments, Cedar Lake village homes, elkhart lake village homes

  • All visitors, team members, partner vendors, and healthcare providers seeking access to Cedar Ridge Apartments must enter through the main entrance ONLY
  • All exterior entrances of Cedar Ridge Apartments are closed to all visitors, team members, vendors, and delivery services; all deliveries can be dropped off at the main entrance
  • All visitors, team members, partner vendors, and healthcare providers must be screened for COVID-19 prior to entry, including answering a series of questions and having their temperature taken
  • If anyone fails the screening, they will not be allowed to enter facility
  • All events and group activities are canceled until further notice
  • Top of the Ridge Restaurant is open only to Cedar Ridge residents for carryout or delivery only
  • The Market Cafe is open to Cedar Ridge residents for carryout only
  • Cedar Lodge open to Cedar Lake Village residents only (no guests or family members)
  • Elkhart Lake Clubhouse open to Elkhart Lake Village residents only (no guests or family members)
  • No volunteers
  • No visiting pets
  • Cedar Treasures resale shop - closed

*If you would like to send an electronic note of encouragement to residents who are not able to have visitors at this time, please use our Contact Us page and your message will be delivered to the resident. If you would like to mail or drop off a card or note of encouragement, for the West Bend locations please use the 5595 County Road Z, West Bend, WI 53095 main entrance/address. For Elkhart Lake, the address is 101 Cedar Lane, Elkhart Lake, 53020. If you drop off at an entrance, a team member will pick up the notes and cards and deliver to residents.

WEBSITE LINKS:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 webpage

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) COVID-19 webpage

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) COVID-19 webpage

US State Department Travel Advisories

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Resource Center

PDF RESOUrCES:

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Emergency Order #12

Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department Lockdown Order

Governor Tony Evers Emergency Order #8

Governor Tony Evers Emergency Order #5

Cedar Community Press Release 3-12-2020

Online Spiritual Resource Links

CDC "COVID-19 FACT SHEET"

CDC "SHARE THE FACTS"

CDC "STOP THE SPREAD OF GERMS"