Posted: Monday, April 6, 2020 in Public Health
A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Delaware County. The individual is an older adult (61-80). According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individual is self-isolating at home.
Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020 in Public Health
An address error was made on a case which inaccurately identified the case as being a Delaware County resident.
Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020 in Public Health
Scammers are trying to take advantage of individuals during this historic time. There has been an uptick of emails with malicious attachments or links preying on COVID-19 and the desire to have more information.
Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Public Health
To protect our patients and staff during the continued widespread seasonal influenza activity and outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), RMC is suspending routine visiting until further notice, screening patients & staff, and limiting entrances.
Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in Public Health
It is important to note that there are NOT enough resources available to test everyone who may have symptoms of COVID-19. If you have mild symptoms such as a cough or fever, please STAY HOME and ISOLATE from others in your household.
Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Public Health
For information, closures, cancellations, and updates related to COVID-19, please visit Regional Medical Center's COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Page at regmedctr.org/COVID-19.
Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Public Health
Effective immediately, RMC is updating its patient visitation limitations in order to minimize patient exposure to respiratory viruses.
Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Public Health
Have a cough? Fever? Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing? Other flu-like symptoms? Call first to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Public Health
Information about novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19 is all over news media outlets. Some of the the information you may see and read can be alarming. For trusted information and updates related to COVID-19, residents are encouraged to visit https://idph.iowa.gov/Emerging-Health-Issues/Novel-Coronavirus and follow IDPH on Facebook (IowaDepartmentofPublicHealth) and Twitter (IAPublicHealth).
Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Public Health
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has recommended all healthcare facilities implement screening procedures before and at patient check-in. RMC has been following these recommendations since February 4th. IDPH has updated the screening questions to reflect the new CDC guidance.