Quincy's Veterans Home seeing uptick in COVID among residents, staff

A look at Stone Building on the Illinois Veterans Home Campus in August 2020. The Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy reported a surge of COVID-19 cases this week among both residents and staff.

QUINCY — The Illinois Veterans’ Home at Quincy has seen a surge in numbers, with more than two dozen positive cases reported this week from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

“We’re in our third or fourth round with COVID throughout the Quincy community,” said Troy Culbertson, administrator for the home in Quincy. “We’re not doing anything differently from previous cases. When we detect a positive case, we isolate the patient in our COVID unit and monitor their symptoms.”

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