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COVID-19 Update: September 15, 2021

COVID-19 Update: September 15, 2021

As of today, Wednesday, September 15, there are 21 COVID-19 patients currently admitted at Baxter Regional, with 3 in ICU and 3 on a ventilator. According to the Arkansas Department of Health, there are 94 active COVID-19 cases in Baxter County, and vaccination numbers have continued to increase, with 41.6% of the population of Baxter County being fully vaccinated. There are also 12 Baxter Regional employees out with COVID-19, at home and in isolation.

The Baxter Regional COVID-19 Resource Line at (870) 508-7001 continues to be an easy way to access all COVID-19 services using just one phone number. Anyone in the community may call to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 test, vaccine or monoclonal antibodies infusion with provider's order, donate items for our staff, make a monetary donation to Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation or reach the COVID-19 Hotline for more information.

We appreciate all the support we continue to receive from the community and want to reiterate that the very best way you can help is to get a COVID-19 vaccine if you are eligible and continue using precautions, remembering the basic 3 Ws: wash your hands, watch your distance and wear your mask.

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