Katy nursing home sees COVID-19 outbreak

There have been 15 deaths—six confirmed COVID-19 deaths and nine pending medical record review—at the nursing and rehabilitation facility. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
There have been 15 deaths—six confirmed COVID-19 deaths and nine pending medical record review—at the nursing and rehabilitation facility. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

There have been 15 deaths—six confirmed COVID-19 deaths and nine pending medical record review—at the nursing and rehabilitation facility. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Multiple COVID-19 deaths and cases are under investigation at Sterling Oaks Rehabilitation, located at 25150 Lakecrest Manor Drive, Katy, according to an Aug. 11 Harris County Public Health press release.

There have been 15 deaths—six confirmed COVID-19 deaths and nine pending medical record review—at the nursing and rehabilitation facility, per the release.

As of Aug. 11, 88 residents and staff members are being monitored by HCPH for COVID-19, and one additional case is being monitored but is out of HCPH's jurisdiction.

The investigation at the center began July 3 when two individuals tested positive and were reported to HCPH.

The facility is under a HCPH public health control order to ensure compliance with infection control and prevention as well as to track transmission of the virus and related deaths.


There have been 86,563 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 905 deaths in Houston and Harris County as of Aug. 11.
By Nola Valente
A native Texan, Nola serves as reporter for the Katy edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She studied print journalism at the University of Houston and French at the University of Paris-Sorbonne in France. Nola was previously a foreign correspondent in Jerusalem, Israel covering Middle East news through an internship with an American news outlet.


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