Press Release: COVID-19 And Flu Testing Paused At Salem Health Medical Clinics And Salem Hospital ER

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Salem Health began outpatient testing for COVID-19 at three of its clinics on Monday, March 16. Unfortunately, due to limited supplies, we are pausing testing for COVID-19 and for influenza in outpatient clinics and in our Emergency Room until further notice.

While we are working hard to secure additional collections kits and other supplies, we must preserve these resources for hospitalized patients only.

Our community respiratory clinics will continue to stay open to treat patients with symptoms who do not need to be admitted to the hospital. These clinics can be reached by calling 503-814-0099. Patients needing care for non-respiratory symptoms are encouraged to schedule a virtual visit by calling 503-814-4400.

About Salem Health. Salem Health offers exceptional care to people in and around Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. It comprises hospitals in Salem and Dallas, a medical group of primary and specialty care providers, plus other affiliated services. Visit us at www.salemhealth.org; “Like” us on www.facebook.com/salemhealth; follow us on Twitter: @salemhealth; and view us at www.youtube.com/salemhealth.

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