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CMH accepts first COVID-19 patient

Citizens Memorial Hospital accepted its first COVID-19 positive hospital patient June 6.

The patient was in quarantine at home being monitored by their local health department. The patient is not from Polk County and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. All proper safety precautions were taken in the emergency department and the patient is now being cared for in an isolated negative pressure room at the hospital.

“The patient is receiving exceptional care and our medical staff and employees are taking all safety precautions to protect our employees and other patients,” says Gary Fulbright, CEO/executive director of CMH and CMH Foundation. “We remain prepared and are following all safety protocols to continue to care for our patients and keep everyone safe.”   

CMH is located in Bolivar and serves Benton, Cedar, Dade, Dallas, Hickory, northern Greene, Polk and St. Clair counties. 

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