Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital has opened a new Respiratory Services area
separate from the hospital building. Dr. April Weinberger, Chief of the
Medical Staff, told KLYQ that the triage location (photo above) helps
make the hospital safer by separating patients with communicable diseases
such as influenza, COVID-19 and pertussis from the general hospital population.
The main reason for the tent was, of course, COVID-19, but if you're
suffering any of the following symptoms (chest congestion, chills, cough,
difficulty breathing, fever, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat),
you should call the Respiratory Services number at (406) 375-4762 and
they will determine if the new facility might be right for you.
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