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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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,...
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...
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...
Adolescents in that age group are eligible to receive a booster dose five months after their second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.
ThedaCare is now scheduling booster appointments for those 18 and older who are eligible to receive the additional protection against the virus.
Appointments Will be Available at Multiple Locations Starting November 9th.
“This is why team members do what they do,” said Heckert. “We want to see patient outcomes like Carey’s, we need to see miracles like this. The good stories like this keep us going.”
What you need to know before visiting patients at ThedaCare
ThedaCare offers a variety of online care options for both new and current patients