“Today, we were notified of a patient with a presumed positive case of Coronavirus (COVID-19),” said Gary Paxson, White River Health System President and CEO. “We encourage people to use the assessment tools and telemedicine services that we offer,” said Paxson. “I am proud of the way our healthcare staff has responded to this crisis, and we are honored by the support shown to us by our community.”
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Confirmed in Independence County
“This afternoon we received notification of two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Independence County. At this time, there are no confirmed patient cases within White River Medical Center (WRMC). After receiving this report of cases within the community, WRHS is enhancing pre-planned safety measures that comply with state and federal recommendations. The increased safety precautions further promote the safety of patients and employees of WRHS,” said Gary Paxson, WRHS President and CEO.