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VCC Update: January 8, 2021

We received good news yesterday! The Department of Social and Human Services has closed our COVID investigation with no findings and concluded that ours was not a facility-acquired case.  I want to give a huge shout out to our team, but in particular to Krystal Willingham whose quick actions thwarted a community spread. We continue [...]

VCC rings out the old year, ready to ring in the new

As this holiday season winds down, we appreciate many highlights from these last several weeks.  In November, we enjoyed giving away delicious Snapdragon pies at Thanksgiving--delivered straight to lucky recipients’ doorsteps--making treat packages for Meals on Wheels, and feasting on traditional Thanksgiving dinner here at VCC.  As Christmas drew closer, we decked our halls, transformed [...]

Update from VCC December 30, 2020

Dear Families, Residents & Staff, Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, VCC staff, residents and families have worked hard to keep residents protected from the virus. That work is continuing now and will continue for the foreseeable future, as residents’ wellbeing is our top priority. This last week, I have been keeping you updated regarding a resident [...]

Letter from Wendy Kleppe Regarding a Covid Case at VCC

Dear Families and Staff Vashon Community Care has gone into a required lock down after receiving test results on Christmas Eve that a resident had contracted COVID-19. Based on timing of symptoms and other factors, it appears that the resident was infected during a brief stay on the mainland for medical treatment, away from the [...]

Jeni Johnson on why Vashon needs VCC

VCC Enters Phase Two of COVID Mitigation Plan

Dear Families, Residents & Staff; As we have all become very accustomed to frequent COVID protocol and guideline changes from DSHS, this week is no different, and we learned some very positive news.  The Department of Social & Health Services elected to allow long-term care communities that have successfully been COVID free, have met all the requirements, and have previously [...]

A Roof Over Our Heads: How to Donate

A Work in Progress

A Fiddler on VCC’s Roof

Transforming Age Live with CEO Torsten Hirche