MHSC employee tests positive for COVID-19

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County was notified Wednesday morning that one of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19.

Sweetwater County Public Health confirmed the employee’s PCR test was positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease.

Public Health is in the process of contacting every patient the employee had contact with but does not expect anyone will have to quarantine, said Public Health Director Kim Lionberger.

To help with contact tracing, MHSC has taken steps to track visitors coming into the hospital and the Specialty Clinics. When arriving at the hos...


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