Tuesday, January 28, 2020
ROCK CHALK QUARANTINE!!! CORONAVIRUS FEARED IN LAWRENCE, KANSAS & PATIENT PLACED IN ISOLATION!!!
Today's reminder that it's a round world . . . Afternoon not-so-scary report that is being met with calm by local healthcare officials:
KSHB: Lawrence hospital quarantines possible coronavirus patient
"An unidentified patient, who had recently traveled to Wuhan, arrived Monday at LMH Health with symptoms of a respiratory illness.The patient has been placed “in isolation in a room specially designed for infection prevention” awaiting test results to determine if it is, in fact, coronavirus.U.S. health officials have asked citizens to avoid all nonessential travel to China for the time being.“As in all cases like this, LMH Health works closely with the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department to ensure we are appropriately prepared,” LMH Health President and CEO Russ Johnson said in a letter from the department."
Developing . . .