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MHCO Community Update

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Since the last update, the Mennonite Memorial Home has experienced continued evidence of COVID-19 spread, including confirmed and presumed positive cases and additional resident deaths as a result.  No staff or residents have tested positive at any other Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio campus at the time of this posting.  With Mother’s Day and Father’s… Read more »

A Thank You Note

Through a difficult situation, Mennonite Memorial Home’s residents and staff are grateful for the help of innumerable community members, organizations and partners as we navigate uncharted territory. According to a statement from Elizabeth Kelly, Board Chair of MHCO, “The Coronavirus is an especially difficult adversary, as the spread is invisible.  As healthcare workers, we are… Read more »

Visitation Reminders from MHCO

Dear Residents, Family, Employees, Volunteers, and Friends of MHCO, The Board and Leadership of MHCO have committed to keeping you up-to-date regarding the spread of COVID-19 and our corporate response to it. Northwest Ohio has experienced an increase in Community Spread of COVID-19. This increases our risk of unintended exposure to staff and residents. Our… Read more »

Hilty Preschool & Childcare to become Temporary Pandemic Childcare Center

As all local organizations have, the Hilty Preschool and Childcare Center in Pandora has had to reinvent itself to provide needed services to the community during these unprecedented times.  One particularly difficult change was when the Governor recently ordered visitation be restricted to assisted living and nursing home residents.   As both the Hilty Home residents… Read more »

Contact an Elder

The health and safety of our residents, families and staff remains our top priority. We have a team that is meeting daily to ensure we have the necessary procedures in place to mitigate risks the best we can related to COVID-19. As we move about the hallways here, while life has been altered we see… Read more »

Visitation Policy Update

Out of an abundance of caution to protect those we care for, the Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio campuses of Mennonite Memorial Home, Willow Ridge, Maple Crest and Hilty Home will no longer allow visitors as of today (March 13th) at 3 PM. We know this is an inconvenience, and this policy will be re-evaluated… Read more »

Gov. DeWine Addresses Ohio’s COVID-19 Response

On March 12, Governor Mike DeWine addressed Ohio’s efforts in relation to COVID-19. Many topics were discussed, such as the closure of public schools for three weeks beginning Monday.  The statement also included a statement that additional, more stringent regulations will be issued within the next several days in regards to nursing home visitation in… Read more »

Update from MHCO Regarding COVID-19

Dear Residents, Family, Employees, Volunteers, and Friends of MHCO, The Board and Leadership of MHCO have committed to keeping you up-to-date regarding the spread of COVID-19 and our corporate response to it. In the past few days there have been 3 confirmed cases in Cuyahoga County, Ohio and one case to the west in Adams… Read more »