• September 22, 2020

Odessa American: Ector County Hospital District

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71st COVID-19 related death at Medical Center Health System

Medical Center Health System reported its 71st COVID-19 related death Sunday evening. The patient, a 71-year-old male, died early Sunday morning, Sept. 20.

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MCH announces 70th COVID-related death

Medical Center Health System is reporting its 70th COVID-19 related death. The patient, a 76-year-old male, died late Friday morning, September 18.

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MCH reports 61st COVID-related death

Medical Center Health System is reporting its 61st COVID-19 

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MCH reports two more COVID deaths

Medical Center Health System is reporting two more COVID- related deaths. The first patient, a 90-year-old male, died Saturday afternoon. 

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MCH voluntarily downgrades to Level III

Medical Center Hospital will voluntarily downgrade from a Level II trauma center to a Level III on Monday, CEO Russell Tippin said Friday.

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Judge shutters the EOC

During a virtual hospital briefing Tuesday, Odessa Mayor David Turner said that Ector County Judge Debi Hays decided to shut down the Emergency Operations Center as a working group on Monday.

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MCH trying plasma to treat COVID-19 patients

Medical Center Hospital is using plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat patients with the disease.

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MCH creates phone line for health screening

Medical Center Health System is creating a phone line for patients to call for health screenings when presenting signs for COVID-19 that will go live on Monday. 

3:22 pm | See more

No cases found locally so far

As of Thursday afternoon, no cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Ector County and the county’s top health official urged those who are ill to contact their physician.

7:15 pm | See more

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