Coronavirus: Patient with COVID-19 is at Shannon Medical CenterPress Release
SAN ANGELO, TX – The patient who has a confirmed case of Coronavirus is being treated at Shannon Medical Center.
According to information from Shannon, Today we can confirm that a patient at Shannon Medical Center has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The male patient is in his seventies is currently an inpatient at Shannon. Our clinical team is doing an excellent job ensuring he is receiving the highest quality care – while keeping our staff, providers and other patients safe – in accordance with the procedures and protocols established by the CDC and the Texas Department of Health.
The containment of COVID-19 is of the utmost priority. Shannon’s administrative and medical professionals will continue to evaluate and respond to provide the best and safest care to the residents of Concho Valley. Across Shannon facilities and practices, we have conducted clinical trainings, continue to operate under rigorous infection control procedures and are closely monitoring supply of vital supplies like personal protective equipment. We continue to follow the guidance, procedures and protocols established by the CDC and the Texas Department of Health and work closely with these organizations to provide the best care and prevention information to our patients, community and Associates.
Along with the Tom Green County Health department and our many health care partners, Shannon continues to monitor COVID-19 in our region to prepare for the possibility of more local cases. Tests are currently pending on patients who are home under self-quarantine measures. Shannon is working with these patients to check on their condition and symptoms via an at-home monitoring program.
Those with questions about coronavirus can call our dedicated hotline at 844-6-SHANNON (844-674-2666) or go online using the resources below, which are updated regularly, including:
• Shannon COVID-19 Information page https://www.shannonhealth.com/...
• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at cdc.gov/ncov
• The Texas Department of State Health Services at https://www.dshs.texas.gov/
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