Lake Regional CEO Dane Henry is testing positive for COVID 19.
In a letter posted to the hospital’s website, Henry says he’s currently in quarantine and continues to oversee the hospitals COVID 19 efforts.
As of late September, Henry says the Hospital has seen a record high number of positive tests, with a 7-day positivity rate of 21.4%, which is double the state’s positivity rate for the same period.
He’s continuing to call on the community to wear masks in public, social distance and follow CDC guidelines to help slow the spread.
Right now, Lake Regional is down 18 employees because of the virus and the hospital is expanding testing to the Lebanon, Camdenton, Osage Beach and Eldon Express Care locations.
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