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Ferrell Hospital to Offer Free COVID-19 Coronavirus Video Screening for Patients

ELDORADO, IL – Beginning today, April 1, Ferrell Hospital will offer a video/telehealth screening
option for patients who think they need care for COVID-19 coronavirus.

Anyone experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19 (which include fever, cough and/or shortness of
breath) should call the nurse triage line at 618-273-2275.

If it is determined that the patient should be seen by a provider, the nurse will schedule a video/telehealth
visit using Google Duo. During the Google Duo visit, a provider will evaluate symptoms, give care
instructions, and refer for COVID-19 testing as appropriate. This is a free service but does require use of
the internet.

Telehealth visits will be scheduled during the following times:
 Monday – Friday, from 8 AM to 5 PM
 Saturday, from 8 AM to 5 PM
 Sunday, from 1 to 5 PM

For more information about COVID-19, please visit www.ferrellhospital.org, and click the blue bar at the
top to visit the Illinois Department of Public Health site.

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