Kansas hospital CEO, employees infected with COVID-19

Kelly Gooch –
Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Gove County had seven deaths in the 10 days prior to Oct. 13, consisting of 6 deaths in Gove County Medical Centers long-term care, according to the medical center..

” A number of our medical facility personnel, [long-term care] and other medical personnel are not able to work today due to isolation and quarantine requirements,” a spokesperson for the 22-bed medical center composed on Facebook Oct. 13. “The absence of our employees has actually been felt facilitywide and we look forward to their healthy return. GCMC is likewise experiencing capability tenancy in our COVID spaces, as are numerous of the local healthcare facilities in western Kansas.”.

Twenty-six of the contaminated employees have recuperated and 2 stayed hospitalized Oct. 16.

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported 70,855 COVID-19 cases and 859 statewide COVID-19 deaths on Oct. 16..

Fifty staff members at Gove County Medical Center in Quinter, Kan., including CEO David Caudill, tested favorable for COVID-19 in the last 2 to 3 weeks, Mr. Caudill validated to Beckers Hospital Review.