Second Resident At Shillman House Tests Positive For COVID-19

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FRAMINGHAM – A second resident of the Morton and Etta Shillman House on the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg campus in the Nobscot section of Framingham has tested positive for the coronavirus. The test came back on Tuesday, March 31.

2Life Communities, which owns the Shillman House in Framingham, confirmed on March 28, a resident had tested positive for COVID-19.

Both residents are hospitalized, SOURCE learned.

Shillman House is 150 apartments for individuals age 62 or older.

The Framingham Health Department was notified of the positive test, as were residents of Shillman House.

The Framingham Health Department has chosen not to make positive tests public information.

The positive test on Tuesday at Shillman House makes three seniors from two complexes in Nobscot, that have tested positive for the virus.

A resident of Mary Ann Morse at Heritage also has tested positive for COVID-19.

” Every single day at 2Life Communities, we are doing everything we can to keep our residents safe. We are saddened to share that we now have a second resident at Shillman House in Framingham who has tested positive for COVID-19. Our thoughts are with the residents and their families and we continue to do all we can to support them. We have shared this news within our community in the interest of full transparency and to remind everyone to remain vigilant,” said Amy Schectman, President/CEO 2Life Communities

“At 2Life Communities, we follow CDC and Mass Department of Public Health guidelines, taking all precautions to keep our residents safe including social distancing, elimination of communal dining and activities that brought people together, regular disinfecting, and restricting access at our communities to residents and essential staff only,” said Jan E. Goldstein, speaking on behalf of 2Life Communities, after the first case.

Visitors are not allowed at Shillman House at this time.

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