Local hospital prepared to meet pandemic challenge

Bowman’s only hospital is prepared to meet the challenge of COVID-19, if it comes to the county.

According to Dr. Matthew Feller, the medical director and chief medical officer at Southwestern Healthcare Services, the hospital is still trying to accommodate everybody.

“We are open for business, but we

By |2020-04-14T22:24:52-05:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, News|

Nurses weigh their principles vs safety in virus fight

Paramedics rushed another critical COVID-19 patient into the emergency room, and Chicago nurse Cynthia Riemer felt her adrenaline kick in.

“Your heart starts racing,” she said. “You’re thinking, ‘How quickly and safely can we get them intubated?’ Because if we don’t, in the next five or 10

By |2020-04-14T23:24:03-05:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, News|