Signature Healthcare in Newburgh COVID-19 cases increase

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WARRICK CO., Ind (WEHT) — Signature HealthCARE of Newburgh announced Tuesday afternoon there are 9 residents who have COVID-19.

Signature says seven of those residents are remaining at the facility in its new COVID-19 only unit. Signature HealthCARE of Newburgh’s COVID-19 specific unit will have a dedicated staff and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided and worn per CDC guidelines.

Signature HealthCARE also has an infection control specialist nurse, as well as an infection control disease specialist physician on staff and on call from our home office, who will be assisting in monitoring this specialized unit.

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(This story was originally published on April 7, 2020)

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