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SRMC Confirms First COVID19 Case to Test Positive

 

April 22, 2020

Forrest Hershberger

Sidney Regional Medical Officials recently confirmed a positive case of the corona virus at the Extended Care Center in Sidney.

Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Extended Care confirms the first case to test positive for COVID19 in Sidney. The resident was screened upon the recognition of the only symptom, that of a sore throat. That resident's roommate has tested negative. Both families have been notified of the test results, and both were transferred to the hospital's COVID unit at the hospital to quarantine.

Under the guidance of the Panhandle Public Health District, Region 21 Command, and the Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program, the hospital and Extended Care staff implemented approp...



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