In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the critical importance of protecting patients and staff, below are current visitor guidelines and restrictions for inpatient and outpatient facilities.
EVANSVILLE - The prevalence of COVID-19 in the local workforce is 32 percent less than that of the prevalence in Indiana overall, according to the results of the recent five-day point-in-time study of six local employers.
OWENSBORO – The pulmonary practice of Dr. Rejmon Dedaj (formerly known as Lung and Chest, PSC) is now Deaconess Pulmonary Critical Care - Owensboro. This change was effective Friday, May 1, 2020.
Deaconess Health System and the Indiana University School of Medicine – Evansville are collaborating for the first local study on COVID-19 prevalence in our community.
EVANSVILLE - The Deaconess COVID Convalescent Plasma Program is now affiliated with the Mayo Clinic’s Expanded Access to Convalescent Plasma Program.
EVANSVILLE - This week, Deaconess is beginning to resume services that had temporarily been suspended as the health system focused on leading the region’s response to COVID-19. This will include increasing in-person and elective patient care in the health system’s hospitals and outpatient facilities.
EVANSVILLE - Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 coronavirus may be able to help others who are critically ill from the virus.
EVANSVILLE - Deaconess is now able to offer onsite testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Test samples will no longer need to be sent to out-of-town laboratories, which means that Deaconess will now have same-day testing results.
TRI-STATE – Deaconess is further extending delays on elective and non-urgent procedures and surgeries, and Deaconess Clinic will continue reducing in-person office visits, until April 20. More extensions of this timeline are possible.
EVANSVILLE – Deaconess has expanded patient options for evaluation and testing for respiratory illnesses.