Hello. This is Pam Burton, Infection Preventionist for Peterson Health with your COVID 19 update. This message was updated on Monday, May 3rd.
Peterson Health’s self-scheduling site is now closed. We have concluded our vaccine clinics and will administer the final and 2nd dose to those people already pre-registered. The National Guard will be vaccinating the public all next week and vaccines are readily available at our local pharmacies.
Peterson Health will continue to update our website and COVID site. Please visit the Peterson Health website at www.petersonhealth.com.
In addition, as of May 14th the COVID-19 call center will be closed. Please call our main hospital number at (830)896-4200 for other options.
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or needing testing for travel please contact or visit Peterson Urgent Care on Junction Highway at 830-258-7669. Urgent Care is open Monday through Friday 7am to 7pm and on weekends 8am to 4pm.
Peterson Health will continue to require the use of facemasks or face coverings for all employees and visitors throughout all of our healthcare facilities and we encourage everyone to continue to practice healthy and safe habits.
Today, Peterson Health is reporting 8 new positive Kerr County cases, which bring our total to 2,595. These are new cases reported between April 30th and May 2nd. At this time, there are 4 patients hospitalized at Peterson Regional Medical Center with COVID.
Over the weekend, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported 1 new death which brings our death toll in Kerr County to 88.
Please remember, the daily numbers are featured on the top section of our website homepage for review. An important updated…..this audio message will be updated this week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, but as of Monday, May 10th, we will no longer be offering an audio recording. However, the numbers continue to be updated each day on the COVID section of our webpage, prominently on the homepage.
For this week only, please check back Wednesday, May 5th after 4:30pm for the latest information.