Methodist Hospital South and Atascosa County release statement regarding first two positive cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa CountyFree Access

Methodist Hosptial South and Atascosa County confirm the first two cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County today.

“Recently we had two patients who tested positive for COVID-19,” said Pam Guillory, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operation Officer Methodist Hospital South. “The patients were treated and released for home quarantine as per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. Methodist Hospital | South has well-established protocols in place to care for patients with infectious diseases, and we have been working diligently to help ensure we are prepared for COVID-19.”

According to Guillory, Methodist Hospital | South immediately activated protocols for handling COVID-19 cases, including isolating the patients and following precautions to ensure the safety of our patients, colleagues and visitors.

For up to date COVID-19 information, please go to dshs.texas.gov/coronovirus. If you have questions about COVID-19 call 211.

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