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Coronavirus

DCH COVID-19 UPDATE - 8/10/20

TOTAL DCH COVID TESTS *

*Data for DCH processed specimens ONLY

2581

TEST RESULTS POSITIVE

(RESIDENTS OF DICKINSON COUNTY)

17

TEST RESULTS POSITIVE (RESIDENTS OF COUNTIES OTHER THAN DICKINSON)

14

TEST RESULTS NEGATIVE

2507

TEST RESULTS PENDING

43

The Dickinson COVID-19 HOTLINE: 906-776-5858

We are fully operational. Call the hotline if you are feeling sick and experiencing serious respiratory problems.

Dickinson COVID-19 Respiratory Clinic: 906-776-5913

COVID-19 Resources

The most relevant statewide data can be found using the following link: - https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus

For a broader report please check the CDC link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
 

Dickinson COVID-19 related services

A portion of the second floor of the hospital is a quarantined, COVID-19 treatment area. Twenty-two beds with all rooms transformed into negative pressure rooms.
 

Tele-health visits are available.

Please contact your provider, if you do not have a provider, please call Dickinson Primary Care Center, 906-776-5800

UPDATED VISITOR RESTRICTIONS

Dickinson County Healthcare is protecting the health and safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers, and visitors. These restrictions are temporary until the COVID-19 situation is stable.

  • All visitors must have no symptoms of cold or flu and wear a mask covering at all times.
  • No one under the age of 18
  • Visitation is restricted to the patient’s room or designated location.
  • Visitation hours are restricted to arrival time between 5:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for screening; visitors will be asked to leave by 9:00 p.m.
  • Access must be provided to support persons for disabled or impaired patients under the anti-discrimination/disability requirements.
  • Medically Necessary –  necessary for the provision of medical care and or the support of activities of daily living.
  • Terminally and Critically Ill Patient – immediate family, spouse or significant other, only one visitor at a time.
  • Pediatric Patient – parents, foster parents, guardian, and care giver of an individual under the age of 21, only one visitor at a time.
  • OB Patient – spouse, significant other or one support person, including a certified doula or midwife.
  • Exigent / Government Official
  • Inatients may have 1 designated visitor accompany them specifically at the time of admission or discharge.

Discourage persons from visiting that are high risk of developing severe complications from COVID-19, including older adults and persons with underlying medical conditions.

Due to the highly contagious nature of COVID-19, any patients who are either Persons Under Investigation (PUI) or are confirmed positive COVID-19 will not be allowed visitors.

TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS FROM COVID-19
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE PRACTICES:

Wash your hands often - Scrub with soap and water for 20 seconds or rub your hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer for 15 seconds.

Don’t touch your face - Especially avoid contact with your eyes, nose and mouth.

Practice social distancing whenever possible - This means avoiding close contact with others.

Stay home if you are sick.

Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue - Dispose of the tissue immediately afterward. Use your shirt sleeve, not your hands, if no tissue is available.

Disinfect frequently touched surfaces - Phones, doorknobs, elevator buttons, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks and more.