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Wabash General Hospital Covid-19 Update

Presented by Wabash General Hospital

Wabash General Hospital’s Respiratory Clinic will open on Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  The Respiratory Clinic will remain open during the week from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM and from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM on the weekend.  If you are experiencing fever, cough and/or shortness of breath, please call (618)263-6233 prior to coming to the hospital and to schedule an appointment in the Respiratory Clinic.  Our Convenient Care will remain open and still be located in the hospital. 

WGH has plenty of testing capacity and continues to test for COVID-19, influenza, strep, and RSV through drive-thru testing in order to protect the health and well-being of our patients, visitors and staff.  WGH has a couple options available for testing.  You can do drive-thru testing with a provider order, call the WGH COVID-19 Hotline Number or be seen in the Respiratory Clinic.

All of our offices remain open and will continue to treat all who seek care at each location.  We have taken measures to protect patients coming to our offices.  Please call the office to make an appointment prior to arriving.  All patients being seen at one of our clinic locations in person, should stay in their vehicle upon arrival and check in by calling the office.  The office will contact you when we have an exam room ready.  We continue to offer virtual visits to allow access our services in a safe and convenient manner.  Please contact 618-263-6234 to see if you are eligible for a virtual visit and to schedule a virtual visit appointment.  We have the following specialist, oncology, pediatrics, and sports medicine, seeing some patients virtually as well.  Dr. Jordan will be seeing his cardiology patients virtually.  Patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, should not use the virtual visits and continue to use the COVID-19 Hotline or Respiratory Clinic.

We have an outpatient lab site available at our General Surgery Office (1430 College Drive, Mount Carmel, Illinois) for anyone who would like to receive their regular labs.  Upon arrival, please remain in your vehicle and call (618)263-6182 to check in for outpatient labs.  Our main entrance and emergency entrance are open and we continue to screen all individuals entering our campus as a precaution.  Our visiting hours are from 7:00-8:00 AM and 5:00-6:00 PM.  We do have iPads available for patients to visit via video call with their loved ones.

At this time there are no confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wabash County, Illinois, but we are aware of the positive cases in the tristate area.  Today, IDPH released there are 3,026 positive cases throughout 40 counties in Illinois and 34 deaths. Please continue to take the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and take all precautions to maintain social distancing recommendations.  Wash your hands frequently and isolate yourself if you are not feeling well.

 We continue to take pride in serving you and your loved ones for all health and wellness needs.

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