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WRHS News and Updates

Economic Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
WRHS Announces Temporary Furlough
White River Health System (WRHS) employees are making personal sacrifices to temporarily reduce payroll expenses.
The Pulse Special Edition March 24, 2020
White River Health System President and CEO, Gary Pasxon provides an update to the local response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
First Presumed COVID-19 Case Reported
“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.”
Community Update
Gary Paxson, President and CEO, provides an update for our communities on the COVID-19 situation.
Press Release March 20, 2020
Amended Visitor Policy
Effective immediately, visitors will not be allowed at White River Medical Center (WRMC) and Stone County Medical Center (SCMC).
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.
Robert Lucy
Robert Lucy - SCMC Employee of The Month - February - 2020
Shelby Brewer, LPN
Shelby Brewer - SCMC Employee of The Month - March - 2020