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ThedaCare Updating Visitor Restrictions

ThedaCare Updating Visitor Restrictions

For more than two years, ThedaCare has maintained heightened visitor restrictions across the health system to continue caring for our communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, while minimizing the potential for exposure to the virus. Due to a decline of COVID-19 cases in our communities, ThedaCare is now in a position to allow additional visitor options throughout the system. Non-COVID patients will be permitted to have two essential visitors, with no age restrictions, at a time during normal visiting hours. Screeners will continue to be present at all ThedaCare hospitals, checking patients, visitors and team members upon entrance. Masks will be...

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ThedaCare Updates Visitor Restrictions

ThedaCare Updates Visitor Restrictions

Precautions Continue to Protect Patients, Team Members and Communities  During the most recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the region, ThedaCare implemented heightened visitor restrictions across the health system to continue caring for our communities, while minimizing the potential for exposure to the virus.   Due to a decline of COVID-19 cases in our communities, ThedaCare is now in a position to allow additional visitor options throughout the system. Non-COVID patients will now be permitted to have two essential visitors at a time during normal visiting hours.   Current age restrictions remain in place, and screeners will continue to be present at...

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ThedaCare Continues Effective Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Treatment for COVID-19

ThedaCare Continues Effective Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Treatment for COVID-19

Team Member Dedication Supports Successful Program    As another surge of COVID-19 infections began to develop in Northeast and Central Wisconsin in the fall of 2021, ThedaCare went into action to help community members diagnosed with the virus through Monoclonal antibody treatments.     Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) can help prevent or reduce hospitalization, reduce viral loads and lessen the severity of COVID-19 symptoms. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) gave emergency use authorization (EUA) to mAbs for the treatment of COVID-19 patients at high risk of developing a serious infection.     “Monoclonal antibodies are effective when given early in the course...

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ThedaCare Implements Updated Visitor Restrictions

ThedaCare Implements Updated Visitor Restrictions

Precautions Taken to Minimize Impact of COVID-19 and Protect Communities  Over the last several weeks, 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, due to the omicron COVID surge. During that surge, ThedaCare implemented heightened visitor restrictions and safety precautions to allow team members to care for communities, while minimizing the potential for exposure.  At this time, ThedaCare can safely manage our communities’ COVID-19 cases and is in a position to allow additional visitor options throughout the system.   “We appreciate the community’s...

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ThedaCare to Resume Surgeries

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 that will likely continue in the upcoming weeks. Because of the tireless work of our physicians, nurses and caregivers, ThedaCare can safely manage our communities’ COVID-19 cases and is in a position to begin resuming non-urgent elective surgeries, which where paused on Monday, January 17,...

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ThedaCare Implementing Heightened Visitor Restrictions

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 present at all ThedaCare hospitals, checking patients, visitors and team members upon entrance. Masks will continue to be required by all team members, patients and visitors in any public setting on ThedaCare campuses. This includes hallways, cafeterias, elevators, waiting rooms and all clinical areas. If...

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ThedaCare Experiences Record Number Of COVID-19 Patients

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 seeing a record number of COVID patients in our seven hospitals,” said Lynn Detterman, Senior Vice President of the ThedaCare South Region. “Our current model predicts COVID-19 cases will continue to rise for the next two to three weeks as the highly transmissible Omicron variant...

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