COVID-19 Safety Criteria for Serenity Lodge Patients

Serenity Lodge is resolute in our dedication to the welfare of all our patients, their families, and staff during this unique time. When new information on the effect of COVID-19 are announced we will continue to maintain our adherence to the regulations as given by the CDC as well as our local and state government.

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We also want to mention that for the wellbeing of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitations will not be permitted at Serenity Lodge for the moment. For additional information, please contact a member of our clinical department.

Preserving our patients, staff, and facilities safety and cleanliness is our main concern. Serenity Lodge has applied the resulting safety practices:

  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff
  • COVID-19 Testing is available on-site via a nasal swab (results in 24 – 72 hours) and antibody testing via a finger prick test (instant results within 15 minutes)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been provided to all staff and patients as required, and is routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage
  • Cleaning service contracts have been renewed and enhanced to ensure a sanitary environment
  • All staff has been trained on infection prevention and safety protocol training
  • Patient care supplies such as masks, hand sanitizers, and soap are readily available and monitored
  • We are in communication with local and state healthcare providers to ensure that we receive important community-specific updates
Coronavirus Covid-19 Serenity Lodge Safety Protocols

We are devoted to safeguarding the welfare of our patients, their families, and our staff and will continue in our efforts. Observing to rigorous safety standards is our main focus, matched only by our commitment to facilitating a safe, successful detox and guiding our patient population to long-term recovery.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. They are as follows:

Coronavirus prevention tips
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Wear personal protective equipment such as face coverings and gloves.
  • Wash your hands as often as possible with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when symptoms are present, and seek medical care as needed.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when sneezing.

For additional information on COVID-19 safety measures, please take a look at the CDC’s Coronavirus Guide.

In addition, refer to the following informative resources:
COVID-19 and Substance Abuse Disorders
Addiction in Isolation by Dr. Sanjay Gupta