What’s New at Covenant Village

Masks Optional for Independent Living Residents

Thanks to the resiliency and determination of our Residents and the ongoing resolve of our dedicated Staff to provide the best care and services, the Leadership Team has moved on two action steps related to our COVID-19 response. One to be implemented now; the other will look to early April for its start.  Starting today for Residents who live independently AND are…

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Mandatory COVID Booster Shots for Staff

On July 30, 2021, Covenant Village mandated both the COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccinations for Employees. We said at the time, “Given the escalation of active cases and hospitalizations, as well as the growing impact of the Delta variant, COVID-19 Vaccinations remain the most proven effective intervention to protect individuals from the Virus. In making the COVID-19 vaccination a condition of employment, Covenant Village continues…

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Chaplain Joan Martin honored with MLK Unity Award

Although the ceremony was postponed for nearly two weeks due to lingering ice and snow from the Jan. 17 storm, three longtime community leaders were recently presented with the Gaston Clergy and Citizens Coalition 2022 Gaston County Martin Luther King Unity Awards. The Rev. Joan Martin, the Rev. Dwayne Burks, and Michael Meeks received the awards in a special ceremony on Sunday,…

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Resuming Many Group Gatherings and a COVID Update

As we work our way through the current COVID chapter, we continue to monitor and measure our action steps. The Leadership Team is pleased to report to you that we will resume a number of Group Gathering opportunities, particularly those that are led by or sponsored by outside groups.  Based on the continued, high positivity rate for COVID in our county, we…

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Winter Storm #3, Resuming Group Gatherings, COVID Updates

We are anticipating a third winter storm to pass through, starting sometime Friday evening, with modest snow accumulations projected. This is the third week in a row for our area! As we all anticipate this next round, please know that your CV Leadership and Staff continue their efforts preparing for the worst- case scenarios and hoping for another manageable experience. As we…

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2nd Round Inclement Weather Preparation and Quick COVID Update

After assessing our winter storm response from this week, I have found there are many kudos and thanks to be given out. Staff and Residents did a great job responding to the situation and needs that arose! We will be recognizing jobs well done, in addition to those who went above and beyond. CV CARES shined through it all! We are anticipating…

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Pending Inclement Weather Preparation and Quick COVID Update 

When it rains, it pours. . . or when it sleets, freezes (rain), and snows!  As we all anticipate the inclement weather that will be approaching our area over the weekend, please know that your CV Leadership and Staff have been hard at work preparing for the worst-case scenarios and hoping for a mild experience.  Generators have been topped off; Snowplows have…

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COVID-19 Update: COVID Omicron Variant Surge

TO: Covenant Village Residents, Families, and Friends FROM: Dale Melton, CEO DATE: January 7, 2022 As we are exiting the wonder and excitement of the extended Holiday Season, the omicron variant is raising its ugly head. You see the mind-blowing numbers in the news: 92% increase in new cases—since last week; 67% increase in hospitalizations;andeven5%increaseindeaths. Thisvirusisstillpowerfuland deadly. Fortunately, and overall, the omicron…

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Working at Covenant Village- A True Blessing!

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to find a job that gave a feeling of excitement and fulfillment? One where the Employee is valued? At a place where ideas and suggestions are always welcomed? Where the work environment is friendly, helpful, and kind – a home away from home feeling?  At an organization that cares for and provides the best for its Employees? Sounds…

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If only you could have witnessed what I witnessed. . .

If only you could have been part of our Leadership Team meeting this week as Team members shared their thanksgiving thoughts for this year. . . If only you could have sat beside me to hear the words of gratitude that are generously expressed around and about our Village. What makes these words all the more precious is that they were not shared during…

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Board approves strategic initiatives in Master Plan

In late October and early November, the Master Planning Task Force recommended and the Board of Directors approved the following strategic Master Plan initiatives: A campus-wide full Master Plan, blessed in concept that enables Covenant Village to commence a re-zoning application The financing, final design, and renovation construction of a series of Phase 1 strategic initiatives that will benefit current residents, including:…

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Master Planning Benchmarks

In 2020, Covenant Village launched a strategic visioning process to identify corporate objectives, potential enhancements, expansion plans, and potential new product lines to expand its mission and enhance senior living in Gaston County over the next five, ten, to 20 years. The Strategic Visioning Committee and the Project Development Team persevered throughout 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic to present a Strategic Vision…

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