Nursing Home indoor visits have had to be suspended. Once visiting resumes, please use the link on our homepage to schedule a visit with your loved one who lives in the nursing home. Testing has resumed weekly for nursing home staff.

Indoor visits at the apartments and cottages have had to be suspended. To schedule video and outdoor visits for tenants and clients who live in our apartments, assisted living, or memory care on either the Sauk Rapids or Becker campus, please use the phone numbers listed below. We continue to test staff and tenants/clients according to current guidance.

Our current case counts as of 4-16-2021 are:

Nursing Home – 39 residents, 93 staff, and 14 resident deaths

Good Shepherd Cottages – 1 client, 11 staff, and 0 deaths

Good Shepherd Apartments and Assisted Living

Good Shepherd Apartments – 2 tenants, 2 clients, 12 staff, and 0 deaths

Shepherd Court Apartments – 6 tenants, 2 clients, 10 staff, and 2 deaths offsite

Shepherd Oak Apartments – 2 tenants, 1 client, 14 staff, and 0 deaths

Shepherd Oak West Apartments – 1 tenant, 1 client, 10 staff, and 0 deaths

Home Health Care – 0 clients, 3 staff, and 0 deaths

Shepherd of Grace – 2 tenants, 3 clients, 11 staff, and 1 client death

*Please note we have only had a total of 37 staff cases in our outreach entities for both campuses, the remaining cases include contract employees, and staff from other agencies. Due to reporting requirements and our staffing, we have had to report the same positive staff in multiple buildings.

Thank you for your continued support through positive thoughts, prayers, and donations. We are extremely grateful for all.

To schedule video, indoor or outdoor visits on the  Sauk Rapids Campus:

Nursing Home – call Ashley at 320-258-0609

Apartment Tenants – call Robin at 320-259-3494

Assisted Living – call Nicky at 320-259-3465

Memory Cottages – call Niki at 320-258-8665

To schedule video, indoor or outdoor visits on the Becker Campus

Call Andrea at 763-450-6675

How Can You Help? 

In the wake of COVID-19, your contribution to the Good Shepherd Foundation Response Fund will aid in our efforts on every front to meet our community’s “Greatest Needs.”  Below are ways you may immediately make a difference!  


 Suggested unused personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, gowns, gloves, eye protection, and general supplies including thermometers, alcohol swabs, disinfectant wipes, Lysol spray, and elastic for sewing face masks. 

All Donation of Supplies need to be made by appointment, please call Cheryl at our Foundation office at 320-259-3491 to schedule a time.  

Monetary Donation: 

Help financially support our needs to purchase items used to protect, care for, and honor our residents, care teams, and staff during this time.  


Want to Donate by Phone: Please call the Foundation Office at 320-259-3491

Want to Donate by Mail: Please mail checks payable to Good Shepherd Foundation Good ShepherdCommunity
C/O Foundation
1115 4th Ave N.
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

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