Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

We will update this website if we have staff or residents with new symptoms, confirmed cases, or other significant issues with COVID-19. Please regard our most recent update as the current status.

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October 26, 2020, Idaho moves back to Stage 3 amid healthcare capacity constraints statewide.
Governor Brad Little signed a statewide public health order order today moving Idaho back into a modified Stage 3 of the Idaho Rebounds plan as healthcare facilities throughout the state face alarming demand and capacity constraints due to increasing COVID-19 spread.

The South Central Public Health District has placed Cassia and Minidoka County, at a Critical Risk Level. In accordance with the South Central Public Health Districts recommendations at this Critical Risk Level, only essential medical personnel will be allowed in our facility. For more information regarding this Click here for more information.

Updated November 11, 2020

Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

The results of our most recent, routine testing show we have another staff member is COVID-19 POSITIVE. The staff member does not provide direct patient care and is following quarantine protocols in their own home.

We continue to test all residents and staff weekly and we will share those results on this website when we receive them.

We currently have no known cases of COVID-19 among our residents.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Prior Updates


Updated October 26, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We have two staff members who tested COVID-19 POSITIVE over the weekend. Both staff members are following quarantine protocols in their own homes.

We continue to test all residents and staff weekly and we will share those results on this website when we receive them.

We currently have no known cases of COVID-19 among our residents.

We currently have a total of three staff members who are COVID-19 POSITIVE—all of whom are quarantining in their own homes.

Any residents or staff who were previously COVID-19 POSITIVE are now considered recovered from the illness—according to CDC and South Central Public Health District definitions and guidelines.

As previously mentioned, we are testing weekly for COVID-19 with the assistance of the Idaho Department of Health. We will post results here when we receive them.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated October 23, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

Today, October 23, we received test results showing one staff member is COVID-19 POSITIVE, this staff member is following quarantine protocols in their home.

All staff and residents were tested on Friday, October 23. We will share those results when we receive them.

Last week, (week of October 11-17) all tests for both staff and residents were negative. We have no known cases of COVID-19 among our staff or residents.

Any residents or staff who were previously COVID-19 POSITIVE are now considered recovered from the illness—according to CDC and South Central Public Health District definitions and guidelines.

As previously mentioned, we are testing weekly for COVID-19 with the assistance of the Idaho Department of Health. We will post results here when we receive them.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated October 21, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We have a staff member who was experiencing symptoms that may caused by COVID-19. The staff member was tested and we are now waiting for those results. In the meantime, the staff member is following quarantine protocols in their own home.

All staff and residents were tested on Tuesday, October 20. We will share those results when we receive them.

Last week, (week of October 11-17) all tests for both staff and residents were negative.

Besides the possible case with the staff member mentioned above, we have no known cases of COVID-19 among our staff or residents.

Any residents or staff who were previously COVID-19 POSITIVE are now considered recovered from the illness—according to CDC and South Central Public Health District definitions and guidelines.

As previously mentioned, we are testing weekly for COVID-19 with the assistance of the Idaho Department of Health. We will post results here when we receive them.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated October 12, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We will update this website if we have staff or residents with new symptoms, confirmed cases, or other significant issues with COVID-19. Please regard our most recent update as the current status.

As previously mentioned, we are testing weekly for COVID-19 with the assistance of the Idaho Department of Health. We will post results here when we receive them.

All residents who were tested this week are COVID-19 NEGATIVE.

As previously mentioned, all residents residing in our south wing who had previously tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are now considered recovered from the illness. Most residents residing in our north wing are also considered recovered from the illness.

As previously mentioned, among our residents we now have a total of one active case of COVID-19.

This week, one staff member was experiencing symptoms and was directed to see their personal physician. Staff members who are experiencing symptoms or who have a confirmed positive test are not allowed to work in our facility until they have recovered.

We have three other staff members who had been experiencing symptoms and have been following quarantine protocols in their own homes, but they are now considered recovered from the illness and—according to CDC guidelines—will be returning to work soon.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated October 7, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We will update this website if we have staff or residents with new symptoms, confirmed cases, or other significant issues with COVID-19. Please regard our most recent update as the current status.

We are testing weekly for COVID-19 with the assistance of the Idaho Department of Health. We will post results here when we receive them.

All residents residing in our south wing who had previously tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are now considered recovered from the illness. Most residents residing in our north wing are also considered recovered from the illness.

Among our residents we now have a total of one active case of COVID-19.

We have two staff members who have been experiencing symptoms and have been tested. We will post those results when we receive them.

We have one staff member who was tested by their personal physician and that test was COVID-19 POSITIVE. That staff member is now following quarantine protocols in their own home.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated October 2, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We will update this website if we have staff or residents with new symptoms, confirmed cases, or other significant issues with COVID-19. Please regard our most recent update as the current status.

We are saddened to share that one of our residents passed away yesterday, October 1. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the resident’s family and friends—and to our staff who are mourning their loss.

Yesterday, October 1, one more resident and four more staff members tested COVID-19 POSITIVE. Those staff members are following quarantine protocols in their own homes.

All remaining residents and staff will be tested again on October 6.

As previously mentioned, we will be testing residents and staff regularly and we will report those results on this web-page when we receive them.

As previously mentioned, all residents who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are being isolated on our south hall. Residents who are COVID-19 NEGATIVE are being isolated on our north hall.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated September 25, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We are saddened to share that one of our residents passed away on the night of September 23. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the resident’s family and friends—and to our staff who are mourning their loss.

As previously mentioned, staff members who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are following quarantine protocols in their own homes.

As previously mentioned, we will be testing residents and staff regularly and we will report those results on this web-page when we receive them.

As previously mentioned, all residents who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are being isolated on our south hall. Residents who are COVID-19 NEGATIVE are being isolated on our north hall.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated September 22, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

This morning we received a test result showing one more staff member is COVID-19 POSITIVE

As previously mentioned, staff members who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are following quarantine protocols in their own homes.

We will be testing residents again this week and we will report those results on this web-page when we receive them.

As previously mentioned, all residents who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are being isolated on our south hall. Residents who are COVID-19 NEGATIVE are being isolated on our north hall.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated September 21, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

This morning we received test results showing three more staff members are COVID-19 POSITIVE.

As previously mentioned, staff members who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are following quarantine protocols in their own homes.

As previously mentioned, all residents who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are being isolated on our south hall. Residents who are COVID-19 NEGATIVE are being isolated on our north hall.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District and we are in regular contact with the latter agency.

As previously mentioned, all residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated September 20, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

Yesterday, September 19, we received test results showing 25 more residents and 10 more staff members are COVID-19 POSITIVE.

All residents who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are being isolated on our south hall. Residents who are COVID-19 NEGATIVE are being isolated on our north hall.

Staff members who have tested COVID-19 POSITIVE are following quarantine protocols in their own homes.

We are following all treatment and testing protocols recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District. We are in regular contact with the South Central Public Health District.

All residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified that we have COVID-19 among our residents and staff. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated September 17, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We now have 10 residents who are confirmed to be COVID-19 POSITIVE. These residents have been moved into a secure area in our facility for appropriate isolation from other residents. We are following all precautions recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District.

All residents, resident-families, POAs, and staff have been notified. Please return to this page to get the latest information about COVID-19 in our facility.

We now also have eight staff members who are COVID-19 POSITIVE. These staff members are following quarantine protocols in their own homes.

Since the pandemic began, we have had teams of staff members whose duties include constant sanitization of our facility. We have asked those staff members to focus their recent cleaning on the areas where any COVID-19 POSITIVE individuals were. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We will be regularly testing residents and staff at intervals recommended by the CDC and the South Central Public Health District as testing supplies last. This information is unchanged since our last update.

We continue to be in regular contact with the Idaho Department of Health and the South Central Public Health District and we are following all their recommended protocols regarding the treatment, care, and safety of all residents and staff. We would like to thank them for their guidance and support.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.


Updated September 8, 2020
Dear Residents, Families and Friends,

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Your cooperation is vital in allowing our team to focus their efforts on keeping your loved ones safe and cared for. We are providing updates because we believe it is beneficial to remain in regular contact with our residents, their families, our staff and our community.

Providing for the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our paramount priority.

We have just received the test results from the testing of all staff and residents completed on August 24. The results of those tests are all COVID-19 NEGATIVE.

The staff member mentioned in our August 21 update has completed their quarantine protocols and is considered recovered from the illness—according to CDC and South Central Public Health District guidelines.

Currently, we have no known cases of COVID-19 among our staff or residents.

As a monitoring protocol, we will be testing all staff on a monthly basis and will share the results of those tests on this website. We will be testing residents as recommended by the CDC.

We continue to be in regular contact with the Idaho Department of Health and the South Central Public Health District and we are following all their recommended protocols regarding the treatment, care, and safety of all residents and staff. We would like to thank them for their guidance and support.

As previously shared, our staff and essential medical personnel are fully outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for their respective duties and we continue to prohibit visitors.

We will continue to provide you with updates on this website when we have any new information to share. We also encourage you to contact us directly via email at mcccinfo@brphealth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support.