County reports 6 more COVID-19 cases

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department confirms six more positive cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the countywide total to 169 cases.

Thirty-seven of the 169 cases have recovered and two deaths have been reported in the county.

Dubois County has two COVID-19 testing sites, Memorial Hospital’s Alternate Screening Site and OptumServe Health Services.

OptumServe Health Services, who has partnered with Indiana State Department of Health, is located at the National Guard Armory in Jasper. Register by appointment only at https://lhi.care/covidtesting/ or by phone at 888-634-1123.

Beginning Monday, Memorial Hospital’s Alternate Screening Site will close and the screening operations for COVID-19 will be directed to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Urgent Care Center, located at 507 E. 19th Street in Huntingburg.

Urgent Care Center is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week, excluding holidays. The hours for Memorial Day are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All patients are to call Urgent Care Center at (812) 683-4717 prior to visit to receive instructions about appointment and to pre-register. More information about Memorial Hospital’s testing can be found at https://www.mhhcc.org/.

According to Memorial Hospital's COVID-19 Dashboard, the Jasper hospital has submitted 783 tests. Of those, 654 were negative and 32 are pending. The hospital notes that a patient’s address will determine what county reports the positive case.

ISDH reported Wednesday 581 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 29,274. A total of 1,716 Hoosiers have died from the virus. An additional 148 probable deaths have been reported.




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