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Conemaugh Nason: No Cases of Virus at This Time

Series: Coronavirus | Story 9

March 12, 2020

Officials at Conemaugh Bason Medical Center in Roaring Spring are reporting that there are no cases of coronavirus at this time.

According to Heidi Kreider, business development and volunteer/community relations at Conemaugh Nason, the hospital is putting out the following information to the public:

“We are continuing to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the PA Department of Health to ensure our hospital is prepared with the appropriate plans to detect, protect and respond should anyone in our community contract or be exposed to the novel coronavirus (COVID–19).

“We are reviewing our facility’s emergency operations plan and proactively completing a number of preparation checklists out of an abundance of caution.

“Patients in the Emergency Department and inpatient units are screened based on their recent travel history.

“Personal protective equipment is available, including face masks and eye protection

“Hand hygiene products are easily accessible throughout the facility.

“Daily updates to hospital leaders and staff regarding any recent developments due to the fluidity of the COVID-19 situation.

“As always, our standard operating protocols are in place year-round to help ensure the health and well-being of everyone who enters our hospital.”


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