For immediate release July 20, 2020
Heart of America Medical Center Care Center Testing
Rugby, ND –
The third round of repeat COVID-19 sentinel testing was completed at the HAMC Care Center on July 16, 2020, with 169 individuals being tested. Those tested included residents and employees of the care center and HAMC employees. All 169 individuals tested came back with negative test results.
The Care Center will remain in phase two of the reopening process. At this time outdoor visitation will continue. Indoor visitation will be allowed however these visitations will require prior approval and a scheduled date from the Care Center.
As mandated further follow up testing will continue. The next test date has currently not been scheduled. The Care Center will continue to follow all guidelines according to North Dakota Department of Health.