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The Willows at Tiffin has 10 positive cases of COVID-19 among residents: Ohio Department of Health

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TIFFIN — Senior living facility The Willows at Tiffin has 10 positive cases of COVID-19 among its in-house residential population, according to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).

All of the positive cases reported at the facility, operated by Trilogy Health Services, were confirmed this week, according to ODH.

Those residents were reportedly brought into the Tiffin facility from other area senior living facilities and are in a specialized quarantine unit of the facility. They were counted as positive cases in the originating counties before being brought into the Tiffin facility, according to the Seneca County General Health District.

“At Trilogy Health Services, the health and well-being of our residents and employees is always our first priority. Therefore, we continue to take extra precautions to ensure that our campuses remain guarded against the spread of viral infections. These precautions are based on guidance released by the CDC, CMS, and state and federal officials,” Trilogy Health Services said in a statement.

The Willows at Tiffin has a total of 60 in-house residents, according to its website, meaning 16.7% of its population have currently tested positive for COVID-19.

There are currently no positive cases among the 76 active staff members at the facility, ODH data indicates as of Wednesday.

“Infection control and prevention remain a vital part of our response to COVID-19. Our employees, residents, visitors and vendors are provided with ongoing education regarding proper hygiene practices. This includes the importance of hand-washing, coughing and sneezing etiquette, mask usage, and the frequent sanitizing of all surfaces.Infection control and prevention remain a vital part of our response to COVID-19. Our employees, residents, visitors and vendors are provided with ongoing education regarding proper hygiene practices. This includes the importance of hand-washing, coughing and sneezing etiquette, mask usage, and the frequent sanitizing of all surfaces,” Trilogy said in a statement.

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