Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Boyle County

Published 9:27 am Thursday, April 2, 2020

Three new cases of positive COVID-19 were reported to Ephraim McDowell late Wednesday evening. All three cases were tested by Ephraim McDowell staff. The patients are from Boyle County and quarantining at home. This brings to a total seven cases of positive COVID-19 reported in Boyle County.

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?

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 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.