Marshall Miles interviewing Dr. Mark Hirko at 7:20 AM Friday morning on The Breakfast Club on Robin Hood Radio about Sharon Hospital, which has now reported a few staff members that have tested positive for COVID-19. According to a report from maria Horn, that number is in the “single digits” and the hospital is actively doing contact tracing with the Department of Public Health in order to determine the source of the infection. None are reported to be seriously ill, and all are quarantining.The hospital has had only had one COVID-positive patient recently, who was admitted within the last week for surgery and tested positive while there. Sharon Hospital has also changed its entry points, in order to have a safer flow of people into and out of the hospital. They have opened the front entrance for patients; the side entrance will be used for emergencies and employees.
Continuation of Procedural and Ancillary Services: All elective surgeries, procedures and ancillary services at Sharon Hospital are proceeding as scheduled while Nuvance Health assesses regional/state infection rates and the progression of this recent outbreak in Connecticut.
APPOINTMENT-ONLY POLICY FOR OUTPATIENT SERVICES
Our outpatient services, including radiology, laboratory, cardiology, rehabilitation and wound care services, are by appointment-only until further notice for the safety of all patients, visitors and staff members. We cannot accept walk-ins at the present time.
To schedule your next appointment at Sharon Hospital, please call Central Scheduling at (845) 790-8855 or the department number below:
- Wound Care Center: 860-364-4515
- Rehab Services: 860-364-4065
- Cardiology: 860-364-4237