Vidalia hospital patient ‘cleared’ following COVID-19 test


VIDALIA, Ga. (WSAV) – Meadows Health confirms a patient who was tested for COVID-19 last week “has been cleared.”

As of Tuesday, the Vidalia hospital has no confirmed cases of the new virus.

“All tests are still being coordinated by the Department of Public Health (DPH),” the hospital stated. “Patients are still receiving treatment for other diagnoses. We will continue to keep the community updated if something changes.”

In response to the potential spread of the coronavirus, Meadows Health is suspending the following support groups and classes:

  • Diabetes Education Courses
  • Healthy Lifestyles Classes
  • Heart Failure Classes
  • High Blood Pressure Classes
  • Childbirth Classes
  • Breastfeeding Classes
  • Caring for your Newborn Classes
  • Diabetes Support Group
  • CPAP Support Group
  • Cancer Support Group
  • Cardiac Rehab

Meadows Fitness Center will also close down on Tuesday, March 17. Gym members are asked to watch their email inbox for details.

“Meadows will continue the screening process and ask that people remain vigilant in self-monitoring,” the hospital stated. “We will continue to work with the DPH when a person of concern presents at one of our treatment sites.”

Meadows Health serves Montgomery, Toombs, Treutlen and Tattnall counties.

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