California hospital COVID-19 outbreak linked to 17 employee cases

” We are at 75 percent of our preliminary wave of screening that we have provided for those caretakers on that [basic surgical treatment] system,” stated Chad Krilich, CMO of the medical facilitys operator, Providence St. Joseph Health, the newspaper reported.

Memorial hospital officials said Sept. 1 it is following county public health and CDC standards to deal with the outbreak and taking all possible steps to prevent more workers from infection, according to The Press Democrat.

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A COVID-19 break out at Santa Rosa (Calif.) Memorial Hospital is linked to a minimum of 17 staff member infections, according to The Press Democrat.

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital authorities said the first cases for staff members appeared in early August, and CEO Tyler Hedden revealed the outbreak Aug. 29 in a personnel memo, the newspaper reported. The hospital did not divulge Sept. 1 whether extra staff member infections were validated. An official with one of the unions representing workers told The Press Democrat that workers were told the outbreak may have impacted as many as 200 workers.

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The hospital did not divulge Sept. 1 whether additional staff member infections were confirmed. An official with among the unions representing employees told The Press Democrat that employees were informed the outbreak may have impacted as numerous as 200 workers. Santa Rosa Memorial has about 2,000 staff members.

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital officials said the first cases for employee appeared in early August, and CEO Tyler Hedden revealed the outbreak Aug. 29 in a personnel memo, the paper reported. At the time the memo was sent, 13 workers had actually contracted COVID-19. That count had increased to 17 as of Aug. 31.

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The outbreak, which has at least in part been connected to the hospitals general surgical treatment area, has actually supposedly stimulated issues amongst some medical facility employees concerning medical facility openness about the infections and how the hospital is dealing with of the scenario.