BOLIVAR, Mo. – A nurse on the clinical/surgical unit for Electorate Memorial Clinic in Bolivar has examined obvious for COVID-19.
Electorate Memorial Clinic administration says the nurse is at house convalescing in quarantine. The supply of an infection is believed to be shuffle-linked.
Essentially primarily based on CMH, the nurse worked on the unit Wednesday, June 17, and took part in a CPR class Thursday morning, June 18, sooner than showing symptoms.
CMH an infection prevention workers are working closely with the Polk County health leaders and contacting CMH co-workers, patients and others who can also had been in shut contact. CMH will seemingly be closely monitoring co-workers for symptoms.
“We’re working to make particular the safety of our patients and workers right via these stressful times,” says Gary Fulbright, CEO/executive director of CMH and CMH Foundation. “As COVID-19 cases upward push within the put of dwelling it’s no longer always fully surprising that we’d comprise cases confirmed in our caregivers. We’re ready and comprise protocols in put to supply protection to our workers, patients, residents and the community.”
CMH workers are screened every shift for COVID-19 symptoms and light comprise their temperature taken sooner than being allowed to work and wear a mask.