COVID Information

Forest Manor to allow indoor visitation

March 13, 2021 — The Louisiana Department of Health has instructed all nursing and adult residential care facilities, including Forest Manor, to follow the guidance issued this week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) further relaxing visitation policies in congregate facilities.  Due to the federal vaccine rollout and lower COVID-19 positivity rates, CMS guidance allows facilities to safely expand... Read More

CMS Proposes Indoor Visitation – Waiting On LDHH Guidance

March 11, 2021 — We are eagerly awaiting permission from the Louisiana Dept. of Health and Hospitals to ease family visitation rules per new CMS Guidelines issued March 10. Basically, the guidelines would allow for responsible indoor visitation for all residents, regardless of the vaccination status of the resident or visitor.  Over 90% of Forest Manor’s residents have been... Read More

What a difference a vaccine makes

March 2, 2021 — The rate of COVID-19 cases at Forest Manor have dropped dramatically since  residents and staff began receiving the Moderna vaccine at the end of December. It has been over a month since a Forest Manor resident has tested positive for the coronavirus.   “Close to 100% of our residents have now been vaccinated with the Moderna... Read More

Second Doses Administered Today!

January 26, 2021 — The second dose of the Moderna vaccine was administered at Forest Manor today, representing a big step forward in protecting our community from the coronavirus.  The initial dose was given on January 8th. The vaccine offers important protection to the many patients in our facility who are at high risk of complications should they contract... Read More

COVID Vaccinations Have Begun!

January 12, 2021 — Dear Friends and Family,  We recognize that this has been an extremely challenging year for long-term care staff and residents, as well as their loved ones. We want to express our deep gratitude to our staff for their courage and commitment throughout this pandemic. Likewise, we thank all of our residents’ families for their understanding... Read More

Vaccine Update

January 4, 2021 — Forest Manor began administering the Moderna vaccine in December. It will be made available to all patients and personnel as instructed by state and federal agencies.    The arrival of the vaccine represents a significant step in the fight to limit the spread of the coronavirus. However, the vaccine requires several weeks to begin offering... Read More