Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Cove PREP to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Cove PREP.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Resident Rights

Cove PREP offers specialized behavioral treatment for adolescent male sex offenders.

Cove PREP is committed to respecting the personal dignity and rights of all residents. The following Resident Rights Statement is provided to all residents at admission:

  1. You have the right to be treated with fairness, respect and dignity at all times.
  2. You have the right to receive quality non-descriminatory treatment without delay.
  3. You have the right to retain personal possessions except those that may be considered dangerous or inappropriate during your stay.
  4. You have the right to be informed of the rules of the facility.
  5. You have the right to be protected from unreasonable search & seizure.
  6. You have the right to exercise and recreation within your treatment plan requirements.
  7. You have the right to reasonable access to a telephone to make and receive confidential calls according to treatment team recommendations and your approved contact list.
  8. You have the right to send and receive unopened mail. Packages received by you will be opened in the presence of a staff member. You may keep the contents if they are not detrimental to your treatment.
  9. You have the right to receive visitors during regular posted visiting hours.
  10. You have the right to know the rules and regulations of this facility applicable to your treatment.
  11. You have the right to be informed about any restrictions placed on you by any staff member.
  12. You have the right to know the nature of the care, treatment, and medication that you will be receiving, including the risks, side effects, and benefits, especially those that may be unusual or experimental.
  13. You have the right to refuse any treatment to the extent permitted by law and to be informed of the consequences of your actions.
  14. You have the right to practice the religion or faith of your choice, or not to practice any religion or faith.
  15. You have the right to appropriate medical, behavioral health and dental treatment.
  16. You and your family have the right to lodge a greivance with the facility for an alleged violation of specific or civil rights without fear of retaliation.
  17. You have the right to know the professional staff members responsible for your care.
  18. You have the right to not be subjected to unusual or extreme methods of discipline which may cause psychological or physical harm.
  19. You have the right to know the appropriate means of requesting a review of the complaint filed in the grievance.
  20. None of the above rights may be used as a reward or sanction.