Memorial Hospital Opens Alternative Screening Site in Jasper

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Memorial Hospital Opens Alternative Screening Site in Jasper, IN- As we continue to closely monitor and proactively plan for COVID-19,
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has developed an Alternative Screening Site, located at 695 West Second Street (entrance on the west side of the building follow the yellow signs) for those patients who do not require emergency department services, but who have symptoms of fever, cough, and respiratory congestion or shortness of breath.

Services provided at this site will include the following: testing for influenza A & B, strep
throat, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and chest x-rays. At this time, we are unable to
provide COVID-19 testing at this site or at the Memorial Hospital Emergency
Department unless the patient meets the criteria defined and authorized by the
Indiana State Department of Health.

This site will open today, Monday, March 16th at 9am and will remain open Monday – Friday from 9am-9pm. Patients may call 812-996-6330.

Memorial Health Employer Services and Memorial Hospital Outpatient Rehab Services
will remain open at the Memorial Health Center Second Street location. These
locations have separate entrances. Patients visiting the Alternative Screening Site are
asked to follow the yellow signs for the appropriate entrance

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