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Coronavirus

St. Margaret's has hotline for virus calls

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SPRING VALLEY —  St. Margaret's Hospital has released the following news release:

"St. Margaret’s Information Hotline is now available for calls related to COVID-19-like illness (fever equal to or higher than 100.4 degrees F) or cough or shortness of breath or sore throat). The number is 815-663-2167. This will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

"This line is staffed with two experienced RNs who will use IDPH-approved guidelines to assess each patient’s need for evaluation. Please keep in mind these guidelines will continue to evolve as our guidance from IDPH evolves.”

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