Lancaster County Central Park

Lancaster County Central Park, Saturday, August 31, 2019.

As of April 19, 2020, the state Department of Health reported 260 resident and 55 staff cases and 44 deaths associated with 21 nursing homes or similar long-term care facilities in Lancaster County. However, it did not identify the facilities or provide individual numbers of cases or deaths. Its overall numbers for the county at that point were and 1,188 cases and 60 deaths.

This list of resident or staff cases publicly confirmed by local nursing homes, senior living communities and similar facilities, or officials, will be updated with new information as it comes along. 

April 18

- In the past few days, one has confirmed a case for the first time, and six have reported more cases or deaths; Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Lancashire Hall, Willow Valley Communities, Mennonite Home Communities, Luther Acres, Homestead Village, Brethren Village.

- "About 16" of the county's 89 COVID-19 deaths had been from 446-bed Conestoga View Nursing & Rehabilitation in Lancaster Township, according to the coroner.

April 16

- In the past few days, three have confirmed cases for the first time, and five have reported more cases; Newport Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Lancashire Hall, Masonic Villages at Elizabethtown, Mennonite Home Communities, Brethren Village, Luther Acres, Willow Valley Communities, Homestead Village.

April 13

- Luther Acres reported its first case, in a staffer, and Pleasant View, Brethren Village, Mennonite Home, Homestead Village, Conestoga View and ManorCare Lancaster reported additional cases or deaths.

April 8

- Brethren Village, Homestead Village and Mennonite Home Communities all reported additional cases, and Brethren Village reported two deaths.

April 7:

- Pleasant View Communities and Hamilton Arms Center both reported deaths, and Mennonite Home Communities reported one new case. 

April 6:

- Four — Mennonite Home, Pleasant View, Willow Valley & Brethren Village —report at least one additional case in residents or staff, and Mt. Hope Nazarene Retirement Community reports its first three cases in residents.


April 5:

- Mennonite Home Communities reported four deaths and six new cases, raising its tally of cases among residents and staff among its various communities to 37.

Brethren Village reported two residents tested positive for COVID-19 and said of those two new cases, one resident died. The retirement community said the resident had "underlying health conditions." 

April 4: 

- Conestoga View Nursing & Rehabilitation reported that a person tested positive for COVID-19. Conestoga View did not say if it was a resident or an employee. 

- Willow Valley Communities reported that an employee had tested positive for COVID-19. The employee has been quarantined for the past week. 

April 3:

- Mennonite Home reports five more positives, none of them in personal care or Woodcrest Villa.

April 2:

Willow Valley Communities reported that two independent living residents tested positive for COVID-19. 

Mennonite Home confirms 15 new cases of COVID-19; 12 residents, 3 staff. 

April 1:

- The Brethren Village in Manheim Township reported that a "non-caregiving staff member in an administrative role" has the coronavirus, and since Sunday, Mennonite Home Communities' count rose by four, to 11. 

March 31:

Garden Spot reported one death and two additional cases.

- Homestead Village reported its first case, in an occasional employee who hasn't worked since March 14. 

March 30:

- Landis Homes confirmed one death from COVID-19, a person who lived in a west campus cottage and died at the hospital. 

- Pleasant View Communities confirmed that it had six additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in its facility.

March 29:

- Mennonite Home Communities, at 1520 Harrisburg Pike, put out a statement that three people had tested positive for COVID-19. Two were independent living residents - one of whom was hospitalized - and the third was a Skilled Nursing resident.

- Hamilton Arms, at 336 S. West End Avenue in Lancaster, said that one patient had tested positive for COVID-19.

- ManorCare Health Services, at 100 Abbeyville Road in Lancaster,  said that one person had tested positive for COVID-19. The facility said that the person was not currently in the center, but did not say whether it's a staff member or a resident.

- The Veterans Administration said that one veteran tested positive for COVID-19, and was able to be discharged. The administration said that the risk of staff members or other patients of transmitting the illness from this virus was low.

March 26:

- Garden Spot Communities in New Holland posted a statement saying that one of their staff members at Laurel View Memory support had tested positive for COVID-19.

- A resident of Landis Homes tested positive for COVID-19. 

- Someone at Pleasant View Retirement Community had tested positive for COVID-19, but it was not released how many people, or whether it was a resident or staff member.