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PMC anticipates more COVID-19 outbreaks

 

January 6, 2022

Chart courtesy of the Petersburg Medical Center

This chart displays all encounters at the Petersburg Medical Center from December 2016 to November 2021, not including points of dispensing for vaccinations

The Petersburg Medical Center Hospital Board heard an update from PMC leadership on how COVID-19 continues to affect hospital operations and PMC's expectation for future outbreaks during its meeting on December 30.

Petersburg saw its highest number of active COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic in November, peaking with 97.

There were also two COVID-19 related medevacs in the past two months according to Infection Prevention and Quality Manager Liz Bacom who said the hospital is much better equipped to handle outbreaks than before.

"The ride is smoother now, we know more, we've go...



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