June 29: Area COVID-19 testing statistics
There are now 12 cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County, according to area officials at 2 p.m., Monday.
As of Monday afternoon, there were 12 confirmed cases in Livingston County, up from eight a week before.
On Monday, officials with St. Luke’s Health System released COVID-19 testing statistics for Hedrick Medical Center (HMC) and Wright Memorial Hospital along with the current criteria to be tested. Testing statistics as of the morning of, June 29, are:
HMC has tested 1298 (756 Livingston County residents, 193 from Grundy County, 41 from Mercer County, 308 from other counties);
Wright Memorial has tested 508 (355 from Grundy County, 89 from Mercer County, 64 from other counties); and
Hedrick and Wright Memorial combined – 1806.
Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital previously expanded drive-thru testing of COVID-19 to all residents in the region who met testing criteria and who were referred by a healthcare provider prior to arriving at the testing site.
For non-inpatient testing, individuals must have any new symptom, including but not limited to: fever of 100 degrees or higher; loss of smell or taste; cough; shortness of breath; diarrhea; sore throat or body aches
Two drive-up testing facilities are open. Wright Memorial Hospital opened a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Green Hills Medical Clinic, located at 3300 E 10th Street in Trenton, in addition to a site in Chillicothe at the former Washington St. Food & Drink location, which has continued operating as well. The Trenton drive-thru clinic operates Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. The Chillicothe site operates Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Drive-thru testing for COVID-19 is available to all residents in the region who meet testing criteria and who obtain a provider order from a health care provider prior to arriving at the testing site
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