SGCMH Takes Steps To Make Sure Workers, Patients Are Safe During Pandemic

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Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital (SGCMH) CEO Tom Keim said people who need medical care shouldn’t put off contacting their doctors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re taking the steps that will reassure our community that they still need their physician,” Keim said in a phone interview on April 24. “We have so many people…

First Positive Tests For Coronavirus Reported Locally; County Now Up To Three Positives

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The Ste. Genevieve County Health Department and Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital reported on Saturday night that two people had tested positive for the coronavirus known as COVID-19. An additional positive test was announced on Tuesday, and it was expected in connection with the investigation from contacts with the first two cases. The health department…

Hospital Announces Preparations In Event Of Outbreak

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Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital (SGCMH) is preparing for the worst but hoping for the best in regard to a possible surge in coronavirus patients. Patient testing for the disease has been in progress the past two weeks. Two positive cases have been confirmed in Ste. Genevieve. While COVID-19 is a new virus, preparing for…