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

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.  

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

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 you can do right now is to know your own health and to pay attention to your symptoms.    “We encourage people to know the symptoms of COVID-19, so they can try not to spread it if they do have it. There are some signs like...

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Take Precautions to Enjoy Safe Holiday Gatherings

Take Precautions to Enjoy Safe Holiday Gatherings

As the weather begins to cool and the holidays approach, people naturally will start thinking about making holiday plans with family. While the holidays are a great time for celebrating special moments with friends and family, it’s important for everyone to consider ways to keep their loved ones safe.

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