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Case of Covid-19 Confirmed in Washington County

Ephraim McDowell Health announces that it has received confirmation that a Washington County resident tested at Ephraim McDowell Springfield Family Medical Center is positive for Covid-19.  The person is quarantining at home.

Ephraim McDowell Health has taken specific steps for the protection of our patients and Associates.  No visitors are allowed at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital or Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital.  There are some exceptions such as passing patients, patient sitters and those who are power of attorney or health care surrogates for a patient. 

What if you have COVID-19 symptoms?

You can call (859) 936-8350 if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms or if you have a fever, sore throat or breathing difficulties. A nurse answering the call will assess your symptoms and advise you of the steps you should follow.

That may include a visit to your primary care provider, a visit to your local Emergency Room or a visit to one of Ephraim McDowell’s four testing facilities.  The four testing facilities are Ephraim McDowell Walk-in & Primary Care (1541 Lebanon Road, Danville), Ephraim McDowell Haggin Primary Care (470 Linden Avenue, Suite 5, Harrodsburg), Immediate & Primary Care at Fort Logan Hospital (110 Metker Trail, Stanford), and Ephraim McDowell Springfield Family Medical Center (280 Lincoln Drive, Springfield).  Do not go to one of these testing facilities unless you are directed to by the Ephraim McDowell Call Center or an Ephraim McDowell health care provider.

For those with further questions about this illness, please call the Covid-19 Hotline at 1-800-722-5725, visit the Kentucky Covid-19 website at kycovid19.ky.gov or visit the Centers for Disease Control website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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