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Topeka Presbyterian Manor resident tests positive for COVID-19

A Topeka Presbyterian Manor independent living resident has tested positive for COVID-19 via rapid point-of-care (POC) testing.

“We remain vigilant in the face of the ongoing pandemic,” said Heather Pilkinton, executive director.

The resident will recover in their townhome.

Bi-weekly surveillance testing resulted in no other positive tests among residents or employees.

All employees are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines and best practices as these are continually updated. We have been screening individuals as they enter the community building for a shift and before individuals have any direct contact with residents.  We educate all staff to stay at home if they are experiencing symptoms of a respiratory illness or not feeling well.

For more information about Topeka Presbyterian Manor’s response, go to PMMA’s (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s) website,

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