Coronavirus Plan Updates
March 18, 2020
A Message to the Amsterdam Community from Jim Davis, President and CEO
In order to safeguard our residents and staff members from Coronavirus, The Amsterdam at Harborside has implemented strict protection protocols in accordance with guidance issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New York Department of Health.
We have activated our Emergency Management Team, which is led by Brooke Navarre, our Executive Director, and Michael Tartaglia, our Health Care Administrator. Our team is in constant communication and is working with our staff to minimize the risk of our residents being exposed to or contracting Coronavirus.
Our employee’s commitment to the Amsterdam and its community during this uncertain time has been unwavering and I am personally grateful to them beyond words.
This is a rapidly changing situation and we are monitoring our protective policies and procedures daily in view of new information provided to us by health authorities. We will make modifications to our protection plan as needed.
For your own safety and those of others in the community it is very important that over the coming days and weeks that our residents and family members pay attention to and follow directives issued by our Emergency Management Team.
We understand this is an uncertain time and it is highly unsettling to our community members and their families. Please be assured that we’re committed to protecting our residents and our staff and we will continue to take all necessary precautions with your health and safety in mind.
Should you have any questions, please call 516-472-6610.