RICHMOND, Mo. – Shirkey Health Services has received notification that three of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19. No resident has contracted the virus. We faithfully follow CDC coronavirus guidelines to safeguard our residents and staff members. Employees are tested regularly for SARS-CoV2. Staff members follow a strict protocol when entering and leaving the building, as well as the wearing of masks and other Personal Protective Equipment.

The positivity rate is rising in Ray County, thus creating more community spread of the virus. Please stay safe and remember the three Ws: wash your hands frequently, wear a mask and wait – stay 6 feet apart from one another.

We encourage people to reach out and give distanced hugs to loved ones at Shirkey Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Oak Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care through Facetime, phone calls or window visits at our facilities.

Please feel free to contact me with your questions.

Chris Brown/CEO Shirkey Health Services