Brookdale Hosts 500th Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Residents and Community Employees
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for its residents and community employees at its 500th community today. The milestone reached when Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland in Nashville, Tenn., provided the life-saving vaccine to those who live and work there. Brookdale Green Hills was one of 34 it communities to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics today. Brookdale continues to work tirelessly to get the remaining clinics scheduled as expeditiously as possible.
In addition to celebrating this significant milestone, Brookdale is pleased that it has facilitated administering over 40,000 COVID-19 vaccinations at communities located in 39 states. accomplished in just over four weeks
“I’m thrilled that, as the leading senior living company in the U.S., Brookdale is having a significant impact in helping our nation’s seniors reduce both the chances of contracting COVID-19, as well as the adverse effects, Brookdale’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Brookdale was a significant advocate with federal legislative and health officials for senior living residents’ priority status in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine as soon. The company held its first two COVID-19 vaccination clinics on December 18, 2020. It pursued a rapid, coordinated process for scheduling daily clinics to deliver the vaccine through the holiday season and into the new year.
“Our teams have done an outstanding job in preparing and conducting COVID-19 vaccine clinics,” said Kim Elliott, Brookdale’s Senior Vice President of Clinical Services. “We have worked hard to create a culture of vaccine acceptance because the high-risk population we serve is depending on us. We’ve increased communication and encouraged early discussions with primary care physicians to augment the information we have provided.”
Baier said, “Our residents are participating in high numbers because they recognize the importance of the vaccine.
Besides its enhanced health and safety measures, Brookdale has made it easy for new residents who move into a Brookdale community before a scheduled clinic to receive the vaccine. That Is all part of Brookdale’s commitment to meet the needs of a growing senior population who require access to high-quality senior living services. To learn more about Brookdale’s vaccination program,
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The company is committed to providing senior living solutions primarily within properties designed, purpose-built, and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care, and living accommodations for residents.
the operates and manages independent living, assisted living, memory care, and continuing care retirement communities, with 726 communities in 43 states and the ability to serve approximately 64,000 residents as of December 31, 2020. The company also offers a range of home health, hospice, and outpatient therapy services to over 17,000 patients as of that date. For more Brookdale news,
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