Winter Growth’s COVID-19 Response updateD 12-01-2021

Winter Growth is following updated guidance on visitation per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS),  the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The following updated policies and procedures are in place:

  • There are no restrictions on indoor visitation at this time.
  • All individuals entering our buildings are actively screened for elevated temperatures and COVID-19 symptoms and refused entry if there is a temperature or symptoms. All visitors entering our buildings are required to show proof of full vaccination status OR proof of a Negative COVID-19 test result (PCR test results are valid for 7 days from test date while Rapid test results are valid for 48 hours from test date and time).  All Winter Growth staff are fully vaccinated unless they have an approved medical or religious waiver.
  • All staff are required to immediately report potential exposure to COVID-19 and must follow current CDC quarantine guidelines.
  • Upon entering our buildings, all individuals are required to wear a mask and sanitize their hands.  There are sanitizing stations throughout the building.  Mask are strongly recommended while visiting with our residents in their private rooms.

How can you help?

Be INFORMED.  Visit the links below for health alerts and the latest updates on local services.

Stay CONNECTED.  Regularly reach out to your aging loved ones and remember to take care of yourself by staying in touch with other friends and family members who can support YOU.

VOLUNTEER .  Music, laughter, learning, and dance are just a few of our favorite things at Winter Growth.  Volunteers young and old are invited to support our Activities Team. Reach out to our Volunteer Coordinators at (410) 964-9616 (Columbia) or (301) 774-7501 (Olney) for information about current opportunities.

DONATE Online.  As our community grapples with the repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis, including the extended Adult Day Program closures that were necessary to mitigate its impact, your support is needed now, more than ever before.

Winter Growth’s COVID-19 Response

Winter Growth is following updated guidance on visitation per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS),  the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The following updated policies and procedures are in place:

  • There are no restrictions on indoor visitation at this time.
  • All individuals entering our buildings are actively screened for elevated temperatures and COVID-19 symptoms and refused entry if there is a temperature or symptoms. All visitors entering our buildings are required to show proof of full vaccination status OR proof of a Negative COVID-19 test result (PCR test results are valid for 7 days from test date while Rapid test results are valid for 48 hours from test date and time).  All Winter Growth staff are fully vaccinated unless they have an approved medical or religious waiver.
  • All staff are required to immediately report potential exposure to COVID-19 and must follow current CDC quarantine guidelines.
  • Upon entering our buildings, all individuals are required to wear a mask and sanitize their hands.  There are sanitizing stations throughout the building.  Mask are strongly recommended while visiting with our residents in their private rooms.

How can you help?

Be INFORMED.  Visit the links below for health alerts and the latest updates on local services.

Stay CONNECTED.  These are scary times.  Regularly reach out to your aging loved ones who may be feeling especially afraid and isolated; and remember to take care of yourself by staying in touch with other friends and family members who can support YOU in navigating the weeks and months ahead.

VOLUNTEER .  Music, laughter, learning, and dance are just a few of our favorite things at Winter Growth.  Volunteers young and old are invited to support our Activities Team. Reach out to our Volunteer Coordinators at (410) 964-9616 (Columbia) or (301) 774-7501 (Olney) for information about current opportunities.

DONATE Online.  As our community grapples with the repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis, including the extended Adult Day Program closures that were necessary to mitigate its impact, your support is needed now, more than ever before.

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Winter Growth is a 501(c)(3), a Montgomery County Dementia Friendly Business, a GuideStar Exchange Platinum Participant, a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit on GreatNonprofits, and a proud member of the Howard County and Olney Chambers of Commerce.

Winter Growth is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transportation services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

If you believe you have been subjected to unequal treatment because of race, color, or national origin, then you have a right to file a formal complaint.

Complaints may be filed within one hundred-eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory action. Requests for more information or complaints may be submitted to Human Resources by mail (18110 Prince Philip Drive, Olney, MD 20832), telephone (410-964-9616), or email.

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