Schneck patient tests positive for COVID-19

Schneck Medical Center in Seymour is reporting a positive test result for COVID-19, however the patient is not a resident of Jackson County.

The hospital made the announcement of the positive result from a patient receiving medical care at the hospital yesterday afternoon. Schneck notified the Indiana State Department of Health and the patient’s home county health department on Saturday.

The patient is currently in isolation at Schneck Medical Center.

Warren Forgey, the hospital president and CEO, said that Schneck is following the appropriate protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Indiana State Department of Health to prevent exposure to other patients and our healthcare staff.

Anyone who believes they may have been exposed to the virus or have concern over symptoms can call the Schneck Coronavirus Hotline at 812-524-4266.