DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – An employee of Collinsville Healthcare and Rehabilitation died of COVID-19 on June 30, according to the director of nursing care.
13 employees at the Collinsville facility have tested positive since March. Nine of these were in quarantine but have since returned after having obtained more negative test results.
In DeKalb County, there have been dozens of cases and several deaths in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.
Three Crossville Health and Rehabilitation residents died of COVID-19, according to spokesman Joe Perkins.
Another 49 residents tested positive but were asymptomatic.
Perkins said 36 employees gave positive results, with only two showing these symptoms.
Both establishments claim to perform multiple symptom checks on residents every day.
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