Covid-19 Update

September 24, 2021

Covid 19 Weekly Update:  All staff who were tested this week have tested negative.   

We will continue to work diligently and maintain our mitigation efforts to minimize the risk of Covid 19 infection. 

Mitigation strategies:

  • All employees are mandated to wear at a minimum, a medical grade masks while at work, residents are required to wear a mask as tolerated when out of their rooms
  • Enforcing Los Angeles County's mask mandate
  • Weekly employee training in-services regarding Covid 19 safety are being conducted
  • Taking the temperature of staff as well as screening for symptoms, potential exposure and respiratory symptoms prior to their shift,
  • Taking the temperature of each resident daily, checking health and respiratory status of each resident daily,
  • All essential visitors are being screened for symptoms, potential exposure and elevated temperature prior to entry,
  • Families may no longer do their loved one’s laundry.

Visitation: Visitation times: 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Daily.  Visits are by appointment and are monitored by staff for ensure basic Covid 19 infection control protocols are being followed.

Three residents may have visitors at a time and each resident may have up to three visitors.

Visitors will be given a surgical grade mask they must wear for the entire duration of their visit.

Each visitor will be screened for temperature, Covid 19 symptoms and exposure to  persons with Covid 19 within the past 14 days.  If yes is answered to either of these questions or a temperature of over 100 degrees, the visit will need to be rescheduled.

Visitors should report any symptoms of Covid 19 to the facility that they may encounter for up to 14 days after their visit.

All visitors will hand sanitize prior to visitation.

Bathrooms are available in the Business office lobby, Activity Lobby or Employee Bathrooms by the back door.

Clear View is a non-smoking facility.  Smoking is not permitted on Clear View grounds.

Outdoor visits:

  • Can take place in the arcade area, any of the Sanitarium patios or Garden area or on the Convalescent gazebo or patios.
  • Visitors will be escorted directly to the visit location by staff using outdoor routes as much as possible to reach visitation area.

Indoor Visits:

  • Indoor visitation will require visitors to either: show proof of their fully vaccinated status, a negative viral test taken within <2 days of visit, or recovered from COVID-19 <90 days.

Local Covid-19 Testing Locations:     

Walgreens - 1344 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena Ca., 90247 (310) 353-5726

Rite Aid - 1208 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena Ca., 90247 (310) 323-4768              

  • Indoor and in-room general visitation in the facility is subject to the resident’s COVID-19 status and the facility’s outbreak status.
  • Resident room visits are strongly discouraged unless compassionate care/end of life visits are needed.  Resident Room visits are not permissible if a resident’s roommate is present in the room.
  • Can take place in the TV Room, OT dining room, Library or Activity Room. 
  • Require social distancing, masking and hand hygiene.
  • Visitors should report any symptoms of Covid 19 to the facility that they may encounter for up to 14 days after their visit.
  • Visitors movement throughout the facility will be minimized.  Visitors must stay in their visitation area and are not permitted to walk around the facility.

*Non adherence to any these protocols or basic Covid 19 infection control protocols will result in cancellation of the visit and the visitor(s) will be asked to leave the facility.

Testing:  All staff who are not fully vaccinated are tested twice weekly.  

Clear View has designated quarantine areas and an isolation area.  Unvaccinated residents who have been hospitalized and are returning to our facilities, or who may have had close contact exposure will stay in the quarantine area for 14 days then be tested for Covid 19. They will be able to re-enter the facility’s common areas after a negative Covid 19 test is obtained.  The isolation area is designated for residents who test positive for Covid 19.

We ask families/responsible parties to reflect on their loved ones Code Status (Full Code vs. DNR -Do Not Resuscitate) and/or Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) in the event of an emergent event arises. If you have questions or would like to change Code Status or clarify Advance Directives regarding the provision of or the withholding of resuscitation measures, please contact us. Additionally, please notify Social Services of your loved one’s funeral home and mortuary arrangements so that we can include these arrangements in our records if you have not already done so. 

Covid 19 status changes will be announced here on the website.  Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call us.