Taylorville Memorial Hospital C-E-O Kim Bourne announced on the WTIM Morning Show today that the hospital has canceled all surgeries until further notice, because the hospital is full of COVID patients. Bourne added this COVID surge is worse than 2 years ago.
Bourne added the hospital is using every available nurse, nursing tech, and pre-and-post operating rooms to house an overflow of COVID patients.
And, the Taylorville Memorial Hospital C-E-O is asking the community not to come to their hospital or any hospital for a COVID test.
She urged residents that aren't vaccinated to get the vaccine to protect themselves from COVID and its variants.
She added that according to random COVID tests being sent to the state, Christian County is seeing its COVID spike due to the Delta variant.
Bourne was a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.