Steve Hannah says infection rates are not expected to peak in April as predicted.
Emergency director urges those needing emergency care not to delay seeking treatment. The hospital reported that COVID-19 patients account for approximately 30% of inpatient admissions.
Panther Fusion System processes up to 120 patient samples at one time.
Steven Hannah will begin work on Nov. 1.
Noreen Martin writes that she's grown impatient with the lack of leadership from the hospital board, CEO and interim health officer to re-open the hospital and skilled nursing facilities.
Facility recently reduced number of beds to qualify for new funding.
Hospital takes action in response to increase in cases.
Will provide access for medically vulnerable patients.
Nurses describe a windfall of support including food and protective equipment.
Effective May 4, beginning with outpatient cases and lower risk inpatient cases.
Hazel Hawkins ER director attributes low number of local cases to people staying home, but thinks the virus poses a long-term threat.
Engineers use open source model as a starting point.
Hours adjusted due to declining patient visits during pandemic.
Two regional companies decide to join together and help sustain staff at three area hospitals with a tall stack of pizzas from local restaurants.
ER medical director says “it’s the calm before the storm.”