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Patient being treated for coronavirus at Phelps Hospital

A patient is being treated for coronavirus at Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow.

News 12 Staff

Mar 9, 2020, 6:55 PM

Updated 1,563 days ago

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A patient is being treated for coronavirus at Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow.
Barry Geller, the chair of emergency medicine, spoke with News 12 on the phone. He confirmed the patient is a woman in her 50s.
Geller said the woman came in for treatment Saturday and has been isolated. He says she is not a danger to anyone in the hospital.
Phelps Hospital did confirm the patient is in a private area in the hospital.
"We have implemented strong clinical and operational protocols designed to quickly identify potential COVID-19 patients as they enter our facilities, isolate them appropriately, prevent transmission of infections and protect front-line caregivers from potential exposure," the hospital said in a statement.
Geller said the patient is in stable condition and is not believed to be related or have had contact with the New Rochelle family and community at the center of the outbreak.
Doctors say they do not know where she contracted the virus.
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