COVID-19

The City of Lubbock Health Department announced on March 26th that two employees of Whisperwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center had tested positive for coronavirus.

According to the city “The facility was following the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines for nursing homes, and the employees were identified through the established screening process. The facility is fully cooperating with the City of Lubbock Health Department and state regulatory agencies”

During a joint press conference with Covenant Medical Center and University Medical Center, Texas Tech Public Media spoke with Covenant's chief medical officer, Dr. Craig Rhyne.

For those people who need to be hospitalized, what’s the capacity at Covenant?

Lubbock County is now up to 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 according to a press release sent out by the city of Lubbock this afternoon. You can read the release below.

From the City of Lubbock:

Two employees of Whisperwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center have tested positive for coronavirus. The City of Lubbock Health Department announced the positive results in a press release this morning, which you can read below.

From the City of Lubbock:

Lubbock Impact works to help the working poor throughout Lubbock. In the wake of COVID-19 hitting Lubbock, they've had to rethink how they continue their work.
Weston Davis

On a typical Wednesday night, Rory Thomas And her volunteer staff at Lubbock Impact would be rushing from kitchen to dining room, placing hot casseroles, bags of donuts and other donated goods onto their decorative tables. Normally they’d provide a space for family dining to nearly 300. But With the spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19, they’re having to rethink the way they serve the community.
 

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