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Oswego Health Has First Positive Inpatient COVID-19 Case as Preparedness Continues

Community news | Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Contact: Jamie Leszczynski

Today, Oswego Health reported the first positive case of COVID-19 in their facility.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate, Oswego Health wants to reassure you that nothing is more important than the safety of healthcare workers and the patients who rely on them for quality care.

“We understand that there will be concern in the community. The patient was isolated immediately on entry into our facility based on suspicion and remains on the appropriate isolation. Our detailed preparedness plan, constant education and implementation of best practices provided by the CDC, helps us protect our staff and patients and positions Oswego Health to meet the healthcare needs of the community now, and throughout this pandemic,” shared Chief Medical Officer, Duane Tull, MD.