East Alabama Medical Center say hospitalizations are trending downward
Published 6:23 pm Thursday, June 18, 2020
Hospitalizations of patients with a positive case of COVID-19 at EAMC and EAMC-Lanier are at its lowest point since May 28, but hospital officials warn this could be the calm before another storm.
Calls to 528-SICK have risen sharply in the past week, as have tests and confirmed cases in Lee and Chambers counties. That could mean an increase in hospitalizations in the next 10-14 days.
With more cases in the community, EAMC physicians are reminding the public to wear a mask when in public, especially when six feet of distance cannot be guaranteed between individuals.
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Of course, the better solution is to either stay home when possible and to avoid gatherings—especially large gatherings—with people outside of your household.
For confirmed Alabama COVID-19 cases by county, please visit this ADPH link: