On December 31, 2020, our Arcadia Valley campus held its first clinic for the initial COVID-19 vaccination for residents and staff. Initial clinics for our other campuses were held January 5 at Ashland, January 12 at Ozark, and January 18 at Chillicothe. Booster clinics have been scheduled for each campus. For more information on vaccine schedules, see the Vaccine News section on this page.
The Baptist Home leadership is actively engaged in daily updates from LeadingAge and McKnights, as well as weekly updates from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) as to when face-to-face visits and campus reopening plans may be engaged. As soon as we receive any guidelines from the DHSS regarding the process for reopening our campuses, we will communicate the details as quickly as possible. In the meantime, we continue to covet your prayers.
UPDATE AS OF 7:00 a.m., January 20, 2021
As coronavirus numbers continue to spike across the country, The Baptist Home currently has one (1) ACTIVE case among our staff and 3 (three) ACTIVE cases among our residents. We appreciate everyone’s prayers! Our total case number report is as follows: 48 positive cases at TBH-Ozark campus, 41 positive cases at TBH Chillicothe campus, and 49 positive cases at TBH-Arcadia Valley campus.
As of January 20, 2021:
TBH-Chillicothe campus continues to report zero positive cases among residents and staff after random testing.
TBH-Ozark campus continues to report zero positive cases among residents and staff after random testing.
TBH-Arcadia Valley campus currently has three (3) residents that have tested positive for COVID-19. We are pleased to report that 16 of our residents are now listed as recovered. One (1) staff member is considered active and 25 have recovered. We are deeply saddened that we have lost four (4) of our residents to COVID-19 on our AV campus. Please join us in praying for the family of the ones we have lost and for those who are sick. Routine testing will continue to take place twice a week in addition to rapid testing if symptomatic persons are identified.
The Baptist Home is anxious to expand Compassionate Care visits. Our ability to expand visitation will be dependent upon the county by county COVID-19 trends as tracked by the Federal government and Missouri DHSS guidelines. Any changes will be communicated to contact persons via email and updated on this website.
CLICK HERE for General Indoor Visit Guidelines
CLICK HERE for Outdoor Visit Guidelines
—Partial Campus Reopening Beginning July 6, 2020
—Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
—To schedule an appointment, please call campus directly:
—Arcadia Valley (Ironton) – (573) 546-7429
—Chillicothe – (660) 646-6219 and Ozark – (417) 581-2101
On Friday, March 13, The Baptist Home leadership team met to discuss and review the latest information available by the Center for Disease Control on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The current COVID-19 outbreak situation is of great concern to The Baptist Home since studies done in China, South Korea and Washington state are showing a significantly higher mortality rate among the elderly population. Also, there is a risk that people who appear healthy may enter one of our campuses and unknowingly infect our residents.
Consequently, due to the increasing concern over the transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the increasing risk of exposure, we are implementing visitor restriction protocols to help ensure the safety of our residents and staff.
To read our full response, CLICK HERE.