Month: April 2020

‘Masked Mommas’ make nearly 2,000 masks for Putnam County health professionals, essential workers

(Greencastle, Ind.) The ‘Masked Mommas,’ more than 20 Putnam County women, have filled nearly 2,000 orders for N95 style and protective masks since they started making them in their basements 15 days ago, and they are still accepting requests. To date, they have provided masks for the entire Putnam County Hospital staff, as well as …

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Twelve confirmed cases; visitor restrictions in effect at Putnam County Hospital

(Greencastle, Ind.) Putnam County officials provided a daily COVID-19 update to the publictoday, which includes an increase in confirmed cases. Currently, there are 12 confirmed cases in Putnam County. The Indiana State Department of Health reported 11 cases at 10 a.m.; however, the Putnam County Health Department confirmed the 12th case following the state’s update. …

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Nine confirmed cases; Putnam County Hospital to enact no visitor policy on April 2 at 6 p.m.

(Greencastle, Ind.) Putnam County officials provided a daily COVID-19 update to the public today, which includes a new visitor policy at Putnam County Hospital and free testing for healthcare professionals and first responders by the Lilly Clinic.  The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county still stands at nine. Earlier today, the Indiana State …

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Putnam County confirms nine cases of COVID-19

(Greencastle, Ind.) Putnam County officials announced today that nine cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the county.  The Putnam County Health Department (PCHD) is the first agency to be notified once cases involving county residents are confirmed, setting in motion a process that involves the following:  The PCHD contacts people with confirmed cases to …

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