Month: January 2022

ThedaCare to Resume Surgeries
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ThedaCare to Resume Surgeries

Teams Responding and Adapting to Provide Care for Communities  The omicron COVID surge has led to an increased number of positive cases in the region. As predicted, local communities saw a sharp rise in the number of people who needed inpatient hospital care, followed by a decline in the number of patients admitted, a trend...

ThedaCare Implementing Heightened Visitor Restrictions
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ThedaCare Implementing Heightened Visitor Restrictions

Masking Required, Precautions Taken to Minimize Impact of COVID-19  As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in Northeast and Central Wisconsin, ThedaCare will implement heightened visitor restrictions and safety precautions throughout the system. The restrictions will help team members continue to care for communities, while minimizing the potential for exposure.  Screeners will continue to be...

COVID-19, Testing Q&A With Dr. Baeseman
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COVID-19, Testing Q&A With Dr. Baeseman

On Friday, January 14, we hosted ThedaCare Connection: A Live COVID-19 Q&A Facebook Event. During this special online discussion, Dr. Zachary Baeseman, a physician in Family Medicine and Obstetrics, answered questions about COVID-19 testing and the current state of the virus spread in our community. We’ve pulled together a few highlights based on our conversation.  

ThedaCare Experiences Record Number Of COVID-19 Patients
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ThedaCare Experiences Record Number Of COVID-19 Patients

System to Defer Non-Urgent Elective Surgeries, While Safely Providing Acute Care for Emergent and Chronic Conditions Throughout the pandemic, ThedaCare has been committed to protecting health and safety, and keeping communities informed of the evolving situation and its impact on our region and at ThedaCare. “Because of the dramatically rising levels of COVID-19, ThedaCare is...

COVID-19, Steps to take if showing symptoms or exposed.
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COVID-19, Steps to take if showing symptoms or exposed.

With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading quickly, many people have questions and concerns about how the virus may affect themselves and their families. What’s more, updated CDC guidelines have some people confused about the new “rules” for quarantining and testing.  Zachary Baeseman, M.D., a physician at ThedaCare, says one of the most important things...