A Brief Explanation from Rush Memorial Hospital When researchers first found treatments that could attack the virus that causes Covid-19 itself, these treatments were in very short supply. They were only available on a limited basis in major hospitals where the outbreak was the most severe. They were totally unavailable in small rural hospitals. Fortunately, […]
Beginning this Friday, December 18, Rush Memorial Hospital will begin distributing limited supplies of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to healthcare workers in Rush and Henry Counties. RMH is one of 51 Indiana hospitals chosen to participate in Phase 1 A of the voluntary vaccination program. In planning for our role in vaccine distribution, RMH has […]
Being sick can be depressing, especially if you have to spend your time alone. Here are 8 ways to show your support when a loved one is in quarantine: Order a favorite DVD and have it shipped to them. Offer to run errands or pick up supplies for them. Send cards and/or flowers. Deliver a […]
Deb Hummel, VP of Quality and Health Information, discusses “The RMH Covid Update”. Deb describes the recent inspection of RMH’s Covid efforts by the Indiana State Department of Health. (RMH passed with flying colors and was found to be in full compliance with all state and federal guidelines for Covid-19). Deb also discusses the number […]
Layla McKnight, Infection Preventionist and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, explains the cleanliness and safety measures the hospital is taking to keep both patients and team members safe from infection. She also discusses her role in helping deal with the local Covid 19 outbreak.
Listen as Deb Hummel, Vice President of Quality and Safety, and Layla McKnight, Infection Preventionist and Emergency Preparedness Officer, discuss the steps the hospital is taking to prepare for the Covid-19 Pandemic. Together Deb and Layla discuss the state of Covid-19 testing, the role the hospital plays in the Homeland Security Pandemic Response Plan and […]