COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update – Archive

Below are previous updates regarding the ongoing COVID-19 situation. If you would like to receive updates via email, please contact Emily at emilyc@klinegalland.org to be added to our email distribution list.

UPDATE 04/25/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Please note: due to the rising positivity rates in King County and beyond, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported regularly for at least the coming weeks.

At the Mary Schwartz Summit, a Memory Support resident, two Assisted Living residents and two Independent Living residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Visitation is open within the facility with the exception of the Memory Support unit, where visitation is on hold at this time.

At the Kline Galland Home, three patients from the East 1 Unit have tested positive for COVID-19.

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 04/24/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Please note: due to the rising positivity rates in King County and beyond, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported regularly for at least the coming weeks.

At the Kline Galland Home, a resident from South Unit, as well as four residents from the East 1 TCU Unit have tested positive for COVID-19.

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 04/23/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Please note: due to the rising positivity rates in King County and beyond, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported regularly for at least the coming weeks.

At the Mary Schwartz Summit, one Memory Support, one Independent Living, one Assisted Living resident and two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. Visitation is open within the facility with the exception of the Memory Support unit, where visitation is on hold at this time.

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 04/22/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Please note: due to the rising positivity rates in King County and beyond, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported regularly for at least the coming weeks.

At the Mary Schwartz Summit, three Memory Support residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Visitation is open within the facility with the exception of the Memory Support unit, where visitation is on hold at this time.

At the Kline Galland Home, one patient and one social worker from our East 1 TCU Unit have tested positive for COVID-19. The facility remains open for visitation.

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

[/expand

UPDATE 04/21/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Please note: due to the rising positivity rates in King County and beyond, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported regularly for at least the coming weeks.

At the Mary Schwartz Summit, a Memory Support resident has tested positive for COVID-19. Visitation is open within the facility with the exception of the Memory Support unit, where visitation is on hold at this time.

At the Kline Galland Home, a staff member of the South unit has tested positive for COVID-19. Visitation on the unit and the facility remains open.

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 04/20/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Please note: due to the rising positivity rates in King County and beyond, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported regularly for at least the coming weeks.

At the Mary Schwartz Summit, three Memory Support residents and one Assisted Living resident have tested positive for COVID-19. Visitation is open within the facility with the exception of the Memory Support unit, where visitation is on hold at this time.

At the Kline Galland Home, we have had two positive staff members on the South unit and one positive staff member on East 1. The South unit is on quarantine but visitation on the unit and the facility remains open.

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 04/19/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Two residents of the South unit at the Kline Galland Home have tested positive for COVID-19. The South unit is on quarantine but visitation on the unit and the facility remains open.

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 04/06/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

A resident of Independent Living at the Mary Schwartz Summit has tested positive for COVID-19. This resident will remain for the time being in their apartment.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 02/23/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

There are no new resident positives to report at this time.

VISITATION – NOW OPEN

Kline Galland Home is now open for indoor visitation at all times and for all residents. Scheduling is no longer required, and there are no time limits on visits or limits on the frequency of visits unless determined otherwise by facility risk assessment. Kline Galland Home can accommodate group gatherings in the facility as long as physical distancing can be maintained during the gathering in the space assigned. Visitors will be guided directly to the resident’s room or designated visiting area as to limit visitor movement in the facility.  Visitor screening will continue at the front desk.

It remains mandatory that you wear a mask and maintain physical distance.  Please also remember to wash your hands often and use hand sanitizer.  If you have been exposed or have COVID-19, please do not come into the facility until you have no symptoms and are past the point of infecting others. We will continue to ask all unvaccinated visitors to make their vaccine status known, as we will offer a rapid antigen test before visitation. Thank you for your assistance in keeping our residents, patients and staff safe.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 02/01/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Our testing protocols continue to uncover staff positives for COVID-19, and we continue to have staff return to work after their quarantine protocol is completed.

There are no new resident positives to report at this time. The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland home has zero residents.

VISITATION– NOW OPEN

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home is now available by appointment only. To schedule your visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker, activities department, or using our online scheduler. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To communicate your planned visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/22/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Our testing protocols continue to uncover staff positives for COVID-19, and we continue to have staff return to work after their quarantine protocol is completed. 

A resident of the North unit at the Kline Galland Home has tested positive for COVID-19.

A resident of East One at the Kline Galland Home tested positive for COVID-19 via PCR (lab) testing, then negative via rapid antigen test. We have submitted another PCR (lab) test to confirm this case. The resident is asymptomatic, and will remain on quarantine precautions pending results of the second PCR test.

The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland Home currently has one resident.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/19/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Our testing protocols continue to uncover staff positives for COVID-19, and we continue to have staff return to work after their quarantine protocol is completed.

An Independent Living resident at the Mary Schwartz Summit has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland Home currently has one resident.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Memory Support unit at the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/14/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Yesterday we reported an Assisted Living resident at the Mary Schwartz Summit tested positive for COVID-19. This positive case was in fact the same positive case within Assisted Living at the Mary Schwartz Summit as reported on Tuesday 1/11, and was not a new case of COVID-19.

There are no new positive cases within residents to report at this time.

The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland Home currently has one resident. One resident left the unit today after a full recovery.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

[\expand] UPDATE 01/13/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Our testing protocols continue to uncover staff positives for COVID-19, and we continue to have staff return to work after their quarantine protocol is completed.

An Assisted Living resident at the Mary Schwartz Summit has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland Home currently has two residents. One resident left the unit today after a full recovery.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/11/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

COVID-19

Our testing protocols continue to uncover staff positives for COVID-19, and we continue to have staff return to work after their quarantine protocol is completed.

An Assisted Living resident at the Mary Schwartz Summit has tested positive for COVID-19. This resident was most likely exposed by their private caregiver who also tested positive.

The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland Home currently has three residents.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/07/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

NOTICE UPDATE

Because our COVID-19 situation within staff remains fluid with positive cases as well as those returning to work after quarantine protocols, we will no longer offer notifications for positive cases with staff at our facilities. We will continue to notify you of positive cases from patients and residents and their affected units. If a resident or patient receiving our services tests positive, our social workers directly notify the affected family directly regarding their loved one. Thank you for your patience, understanding, and commitment to keeping our residents, patients and staff safe during this difficult time.

COVID-19

  • A patient of East 2B at the Kline Galland Home has tested positive for COVID-19 and has moved to our Cohort Unit.

The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland Home currently has five residents, with a recovered patient scheduled for transfer out of the unit this evening.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/06/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

NOTICE UPDATE

The COVID-19 prevalence remains very high in our community, near 50% in parts of south King County. The impact is being felt in all segments and units of our organization, along with every other healthcare organization in our region and state. Kline Galland continues to believe that testing is our best way to protect our residents and staff from COVID-19, and our testing actions go above and beyond regulatory standards. Because our COVID-19 situation within staff remains fluid with positive cases as well as those returning to work after quarantine protocols, we will no longer offer notifications for positive cases with staff at our facilities. We will continue to notify you of positive cases from patients and residents and their affected units.

If a resident or patient receiving our services tests positive, our social workers directly notify the affected family directly regarding their loved one. As always, please contact your social worker with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience, understanding, and commitment to keeping our residents, patients and staff safe during this difficult time.

COVID-19

  • A patient of the Memory Care unit at the Kline Galland Home has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • A resident of the Memory Support unit at the Mary Schwartz Summit has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Cohort Unit at the Kline Galland Home currently has four residents. One resident left the unit today after a full recovery.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/05/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

Please note: As reported by The Seattle Times, positivity rates are approaching 50% in parts of King County, specifically South King County. Due to this, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported every day for at least the coming weeks. We continue to hope that most, if not all, cases continue to be mild in nature, as we have seen over the past few weeks.

COVID-19

Kline Galland Home:

  • An Occupational Therapist has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • An administrative staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • A CNA of East 2B has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • A CNA of East 2A has tested positive for COVID-19.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/04/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

Please note: As reported by The Seattle Times, positivity rates are approaching 50% in parts of King County, specifically South King County. Due to this, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported every day for at least the coming weeks. We continue to hope that most, if not all, cases continue to be mild in nature, as we have seen over the past few weeks.

COVID-19

A member of the nursing administration team in our TCU/Rehab unit at the Kline Galland Home has tested positive for COVID-19.

Yesterday and today we have been undergoing staff, resident and patient testing at both the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit. We are awaiting results from a majority of these tests, and expect to see more positives over the coming days considering the positivity rates in our area.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/03/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

Please note: As reported by The Seattle Times, positivity rates are approaching 50% in parts of King County, specifically South King County. Due to this, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported every day for at least the coming weeks. We continue to hope that most, if not all, cases continue to be mild in nature, as we have seen over the past few weeks.

COVID-19

Kline Galland Home:

  • A memory care patient has tested positive for COVID-19, and has been moved to our cohort unit.
  • A CNA of East 2B has tested positive for COVID-19.

Mary Schwartz Summit:

  • An Assisted Living CNA has tested positive for COVID-19.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/02/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

Please note: As reported by The Seattle Times, positivity rates are approaching 50% in parts of King County, specifically South King County. Due to this, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported every day for at least the coming weeks. We continue to hope that most, if not all, cases continue to be mild in nature, as we have seen over the past few weeks.

COVID-19

A resident of the North unit at the Kline Galland Home has tested positive for COVID-19, and has been moved to our cohort unit.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

UPDATE 01/01/22

We have been working to keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the Kline Galland Home, the Mary Schwartz Summit (previously known as The Summit at First Hill) and our Community Based Services. We remain committed to providing you updated information as regulations and protocols change.

Please note: As reported by The Seattle Times, positivity rates are approaching 50% in parts of King County, specifically South King County. Due to this, we should expect new positive COVID-19 cases reported every day for at least the coming weeks. We continue to hope that most, if not all, cases continue to be mild in nature, as we have seen over the past few weeks.

COVID-19

Kline Galland Home:

  • A laundry staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • A CNA who work on the South unit has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • A Nurse who works on the South unit has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • A homecare staff member who worked on East 1 has tested positive for COVID-19.

VISITATION POLICY

Visitation at the Kline Galland Home and the Mary Schwartz Summit is on hold at this time, with the exception of Compassionate Visits.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Kline Galland Home, please contact your social worker. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact your social worker who can explain the conditions for the visitation to ensure your safety, along with the safety of residents and staff.

To schedule your Compassionate Visit at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge. If you have questions regarding the visitation policy at the Mary Schwartz Summit, please contact the Concierge.

You are not required to validate your vaccination status, but will be required to acknowledge your understanding of the Governor’s rule regarding the current Visitation Policy. Thank you for your adherence.

GIVING AT KLINE GALLAND

This is truly an unprecedented time. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant is testing all of us. We invite our friends to join us as we work tirelessly to serve our residents, patients and their families. A philanthropic gift to Kline Galland, regardless of size, allows us to:

  • Support our dedicated healthcare teams
  • Purchase vital PPE supplies
  • Expand testing capacity
  • Accelerate our ability to provide comfort for our residents and patients

Please know we are grateful for the outpouring of love and support from our community, businesses and individuals. Your donations have made a positive impact on the lives and the well-being of our residents, patients and staff. We invite you to be our partner—your continued support means the world to us. You can contribute here: https://www.klinegalland.org/get-involved/donate/

RESOURCES

If you have specific questions regarding your loved one, please contact your social worker. If you have general questions, please do not hesitate to call our Resource Line.

Resource Line: (206) 723-INFO

Kline Galland Home: (206) 725-8800

Mary Schwartz Summit: (206) 652-4444

Kline Galland Home Health & Community Based Services: (206) 805-1930

CDC Resource Page can be found here

WA State Department of Health Resource Page can be found here

We are continuing to follow the guidelines set forth by the King County Health Department, the Washington State Department of Public Health and the CDC. If there are any changes in situation or updates, know that we are committed to keeping you informed. Thank you to our community for your support at this time.

Jeffrey D. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

2021 Archive 2020 Archive