Clarifications about the testing process for COVID-19 in cass county

Updated August 27, 2020

With the spike in COVID-19 cases continuing in Cass County, Logansport Memorial Hospital and the Cass County Health Department (CCHD) want to clarify the COVID-19 testing process and availability for local residents. The most current process for where to go to receive testing is as follows.

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Logansport Memorial Hospital announces revised visitor restrictions

Cass County was approved to move into Stage 4 of Governor Holcomb's Back-on-Track Indiana Plan on Friday, June 12. With this in mind, Logansport Memorial Hospital continues to evaluate the tight visitor restrictions put in place due to COVID-19 and make changes to better accommodate our patients and families, while still doing all that we can to keep you safe in our facility.

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Monitoring your body temperature: what’s normal?

The experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue to recommend self-monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19, such as difficulty breathing, fatigue, dry cough, and fever (or an elevated body temperature of 100.4° Fahrenheit or more).

As the “Stay at Home” orders are relaxing across the state of Indiana, more and more Hoosiers are returning to work and starting to go out again. Safety and vigilance are vital for keeping our community as healthy as possible and minimize the spread of COVID-19.

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LMH and SBMF looking for recovered COVID-19 donors for convalescent plasma

South Bend Medical Foundation, in partnership with Logansport Memorial Hospital, is looking for people have fully recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma for an investigational treatment option to help current patients with serious, life-threatening COVID-19 infections. As a result of the infection, patients who have recovered from COVID-19 now have antibodies in their plasma. This plasma, known as "convalescent plasma," can be transfused to a currently sick patient as part of treatment to help them recover.

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