Confirmed case of virus detected at PMC
October 7, 2020
An employee at Petersburg Medical Center has tested positive for COVID-19 and was identified through the hospital's routine asymptomatic testing protocol, according to a joint press release from PMC and the Petersburg Borough.
The employee has been notified and is in isolation. PMC has switched to a red risk level of operations as a result of the confirmed case of the virus, according to the joint release. All non-emergent care patient visits have been canceled and clinic appointments will be rescheduled.
PMC's emergency department is still taking emergency and acute patients at this time, according to the release.
The change in protocol levels at PMC has not affected the alert level at Petersburg School District. Classes are continuing as planned, according to the release.