Atlas Senior Living and Assurance Scientific Laboratories are partnering together for all Atlas communities to receive coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits. Atlas is expected to be one of the first senior living companies nationwide to offer COVID-19 testing to their residents.
Assurance Scientific Laboratories (Assurance Labs) was one of the first labs in the country approved by the FDA to perform COVID-19 testing. Atlas will start providing test kits to all its communities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Tennessee. With Atlas’ capability of testing inside their communities, new admissions, residents, and employees can be tested on-site and avoid high-risk environments such as hospitals. For seniors, particularly, there is a huge advantage to stay inside of the community to be tested.
In addition, unlike other senior living communities, Atlas will be able to accept new residents on the condition that they are tested and receive a negative result for COVID-19. New procedures and policies will be implemented in the coming days within Atlas’ organization.
Atlas Senior Living is a senior housing company through ownership and third party management that focuses on maximizing revenue drivers and operational efficiencies by allowing individual resident needs and preferences to drive service offerings and by focusing on resident and employee satisfaction.Atlas Senior Living is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama and has communities throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, and will expand soon to Texas.
This was reported by Atlas Senior Living on March 22, 2020.