63 Schneck Medical Center employees quarantined

63 Schneck Medical Center employees quarantined
Schneck Medical Center (Source: WAVE 3 News)

SEYMOUR, Ind. (WAVE) – Sixty-three hospital employees were told to quarantine themselves after a patient developed COVID-19 symptoms.

According to Schneck Medical Center marketing director Stephanie Furlow, the patient had symptoms unrelated to the novel coronavirus and developed COVID-19 symptoms during their hospital stay.

Furlow said the employees were asked to quarantine themselves for 14 days as a precaution.

Furlow said because outpatient clinics are closed and elective surgeries have been postponed the center has been able to redeploy several staff members to the impacted area.

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