Local Hospitals Returning To Normal Business – Still Exercising Caution

The major healthcare providers in Chillicothe and Trenton are beginning to see a return to normal business, while still exercising caution with anyone entering the facility.  CEO Steve Schieber says Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital are in very good shape and this is largely due to the support they have received from a couple of sources.  He says […]

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Covid-19 Testing For Hedrick And Wright Memorial Tops 1000

The COVID-19 testing totals for Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital are now over 1000. Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital COVID-19 testing numbers, along with the current criteria to be tested. Data as of the morning of 6/1/2020.  One-hundred-thirty-seven tests were authorized by the hospitals in the past week for a total of 1071 tests completed to […]

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Local Testing For COVID-19 Continues

One-hundred-forty-six tests for COVID-19 were reported by Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe in the past week.  That brings the total tests for the two facilities to 758. The latest totals for each facility include: Wright Memorial Hospital – 239 tests performed, including 171 from Grundy County, 38 from Mercer County, 30 from other counties. […]

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St. Luke’s Expands COVID-19 Testing

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital have announced expanded testing for COVID-19. Beginning May 7th, all patients admitted to a Saint Luke’s Health System hospital, including Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital, are being tested for COVID-19. The universal inpatient COVID-19 testing approach includes patients admitted for observation as well as those fully admitted as inpatients. Additionally, all […]

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Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Opened To Any With Referral

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital tested an additional 77 individuals last week, bringing the total tested through the hospital drive through testing to 514.  That numbers include: Wright Memorial tested 137 from Grundy County, 34 from Mercer County, and 22 from other counties Hedrick tested 222 Livingston County residents and 99 from other counties The drive through testing […]

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Off-Site COVID-19 Testing Offered By Hedrick and Wright Memorial

A separate testing location for the COVID-19/Coronavirus has been set-up in Chillicothe.  Beginning today (Wednesday), Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital have jointly set-up a temporary COVID-19 drive-thru testing site.  This is located at the former Washington Street Food and Drink location in Chillicothe, at 1100 Washington St. The off-site drive-thru testing is only available to patients who have […]

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