Friday, the Indiana State Department of Health recorded 38 new positive cases of Covid-19 in Dubois County.
This brings the total number of cases up to 2,221 and 30 deaths have been attributed to Covid-19. 11,690 Dubois County residents have been tested.
About 17.7 percent of the ICU beds in Region 10 remain available with 51.4 percent of them taken by Covid-19 patients. Region 10 encompasses Dubois, Vanderburg, Warrick, Knox, Posey, Spencer, Daviess, Martin, Crawford, Perry, Pike, and Gibson counties.
*Case counts are updated over a seven day period and these numbers may be adjusted.
For local testing, the site at 400 S. Clay St. in Jasper is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. It is closed on Sunday and Monday.
You can register for an appointment at https://scheduling.coronavirus.in.gov/. At the website, you will have to click “I don’t have an invitation code.”
If you do not have internet you can call the primary phone at 812-329-0523. If no one answers, leave a message and they will call you back.
Results should be available within 72 hours. If you do not get your results, you can call the Indiana State Department of Health at 1-877-826-0011.
Testing is for anyone who lives or works in Indiana. Anyone can be tested, even those not showing symptoms. There is no charge for the testing. However, if you do have private health care insurance, you are asked to bring that to the testing site.
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center also has a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site located at the former Old National Bank building next to Fazoli’s on the corner of Third Avenue and Rumbach Street in Jasper.
A physician/provider order and appointment time are required. Drive-thru times are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Memorial Hospital’s COVID-19 hotline at 812-996-6330 with any questions.
You can also get evaluated for Covid-19 at the Memorial Urgent Care, 507 E. 19th Street, Huntingburg and at the Memorial Hospital Emergency Department in Jasper.