Coronavirus Daily Patient Update

Coronavirus Daily Patient Update

This post offers a daily update on SMH patients who have tested presumptively positive for COVID-19.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
SMH Expands Staff Masking Policy, Reports 2 New COVID-19 Deaths

SMH Expands Staff Masking Policy, Reports 2 New COVID-19 Deaths

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues to escalate, Sarasota Memorial is expanding its masking policy for all staff and providers who work in clinical areas or who come into contact with patients in public or other areas of the hospital. The expanded masking policy was announced as cases of positive patients continue to rise. Two more positive patients died at SMH since yesterday’s update.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
COVID-19 Treatment ~ Ask An Expert Q&A

COVID-19 Treatment ~ Ask An Expert Q&A

To get the facts on COVID-19 treatment and medications — and debunk some mistruths floating around social media — Healthe-Matters editors reached out to Dr. Jamie Kisgen, Sarasota Memorial’s Infectious Diseases Pharmacy manager. In this Ask An Expert Q&A, Dr. Kisgen addresses some of the most frequently asked questions related to medications for patients with COVID-19. 

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Pregnancy & Coronavirus ~ Ask An Expert Q&A

Pregnancy & Coronavirus ~ Ask An Expert Q&A

Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist Washington Hill, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) with 55 years’ experience, answers questions about pregnancy, hospital delivery and coronavirus (COVID-19) in this Ask An Expert Q&A.

Monday, March 23, 2020
SMH Activates 'No Visitors' Policy, Reports 2 New COVID-19 Cases

SMH Activates 'No Visitors' Policy, Reports 2 New COVID-19 Cases

Effective 6 p.m. March 20, Sarasota Memorial will activate a “No Visitors” policy, restricting all visitors except in special circumstances. The temporary change is part of the health system’s ongoing effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and safeguard the health of patients, families, staff and the community. 

Friday, March 20, 2020
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