March 11, 2020

Coronavirus-COVID-19-Updates

Information related to COVID-19 is constantly changing. Please continue to check this page for the latest updates and information. 


COVID-19 VACCINE

For details about eligibility and to sign up on our waitlist, go to SaukPrairieHealthcare.org/About/We-Not-Me/COVID19-Vaccine


STATEMENT ABOUT COVID-19 PATIENTS AND PROTECTIONS

We appreciate the community’s concerns and desire for status updates. Please know we are here for the community and ready to care for you. Learn more HERE.


VISITOR / SUPPORT PARTNER GUIDELINES

To protect all of our patients and staff, we are limiting the number of visitors at our hospital and clinics while there is a threat of COVID-19 transmission. Our visitor policy has recently been updated. See our full list of restrictions and exceptions here. 


APPOINTMENTS, SURGERIES, CLASSES AND EVENTS

If you have an appointment or need care at any of our clinic locations, hospital, or Wellspring, and are experiencing any COVID related symptoms which found on our visitor restrictions document, or have interacted with someone who has COVID-19, please call ahead so we can better care for you.  

WALK-IN WEDNESDAY
Our Walk-in Wednesday no-appointment screening mammogram service is suspended. To schedule a screening mammogram, call 608-643-7274.  

CLASSES & EVENTS
For questions about specific classes, support groups and events, visit the listings in our Classes and Events section

COMMUNITY MEETINGS AND TRAININGS AT SAUK PRAIRIE HEALTHCARE 
Sauk Prairie Healthcare has made the decision to suspend community groups for meetings, trainings etc., effectively immediately.  This suspension will be revaluated every 30 days.


PROTECTING OUR PATIENTS AND EMPLOYEES

Sauk Prairie Healthcare and Prairie Clinic are working together closely to ensure we are prepared to meet the community’s healthcare needs 24/7/365. Our COVID-19 incident command team meets to evaluate the evolving situation and coordinate logistics, supplies, testing and communication. We have modified operations to limit exposures for patients, families and staff.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a member of Wisconsin’s Emergency Preparedness Region 5 Healthcare Coalition. We have emergency preparedness plans in place to handle an influx of patients due to a surge in influenza cases and coronavirus. We are continually monitoring and assessing our community’s needs. We are being proactive and dedicating the necessary resources to address this global pandemic. Learn how we're moving ahead safely.


IMPORTANT RESOURCES

Sauk County Emergency Management Coronavirus Hotline: (608) 355-3200  
Columbia County Health Department COVID-19 Hotline: 608-742-9253 
CDC Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
CDC About COVID-19
CDC COVID-19 Information for Travelers
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coronavirus Information
Sauk County Wisconsin Coronavirus Information


FREE COVID-19 TESTING

For details about free COVID-19 testing, go to About/News/free-covid-19-testing

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