Memorial Hospital opens alternative screening site

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JASPER — As Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center continues to closely monitor and proactively plan for COVID-19, the hospital has developed an alternative screening site at 695 W. Second St. (entrance on the west side of the building and follow the yellow signs). The site is for patients who do not require emergency department services, but who have symptoms of fever, cough and respiratory congestion or shortness of breath.

Services provided at this site will include the following: testing for influenza A and B, strep throat, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and chest x-rays. At this time, the hospital is unable to provide COVID-19 testing at this site or at the Memorial Hospital Emergency Department unless the patient meets the criteria defined and authorized by the Indiana State Department of Health.

This site will open at 9 a.m. today and will remain open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Patients may call 812-996-6330.

Memorial Health Employer Services and Memorial Hospital Outpatient Rehab Services will remain open at the Memorial Health Center Second Street location. These locations have separate entrances. Patients visiting the Alternative Screening Site are asked to follow the yellow signs for the appropriate entrance.


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