Messages from Medical Staff



December 4, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Capabilities Expanding

Our Chief of Staff, Dr. Richard Garcia give a quick update on COVID-19 testing capabilities at Ferry County Health.


12/4/2020

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Our Chief of Medical Staff, Dr. Richard Garcia, has developed an informational video series on the COVID-19 Vaccination. In series 1, he speaks on the community’s current status with COVID-19, what and how the vaccine was developed, and walking us through the vaccination timeline.

In this first video, our Chief of Medical Staff, Dr. Richard Garcia discusses the community’s current status and the COVID-19 Vaccine

In this episode, Dr. Garcia explains what the COVID-19 vaccine is, how it is made, and how it will be effective in combating COVID-19 in our community.
In the final episode of this series, Dr. Garcia talks to our community about the vaccination timeline and what to expect

Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Resources:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html

https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/Vaccine#FAQ


4/15/2020 Update from Dr. Garcia with special guest Brant Truman, COO/CFO

3/31/2020 Update from Dr. Garcia

We will be working to follow up this video with a Q&A session with Dr. Garcia, so please leave your COVID-19 questions in the comments.
(This is not a place to seek medical advice, but an opportunity to ask any additional questions about COVID-19 or Ferry County Health’s response)

3/20/2020 Update from Dr. Garcia

We have Zero (0) positive Coronavirus cases in Ferry County. There are still many tests pending results and testing for Coronavirus is ongoing…
Call 509-775-3333 option 1 to determine if you should come in for testing.
If you have any of the following symptoms:
A Fever of 100.4F or higher
Cough
Shortness of Breath
You suspect you’ve been exposed to COVID 19
You have recently traveled to an area with known COVID 19 cases
Call 509-775-3333 option 1 to if you should come in for testing.
If you have been tested for Coronavirus and are waiting on results, please self-quarantine. Results are taking longer than expected due to significant demand at offsite laboratories.

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