COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Mountain Medical Center wants the community to be aware that we can do both Nasopharyngeal (NP) Swabs (a diagnostic test to tell you if you have a current COVID-19 infection) and blood draws for COVID-19 antibody testing (to tell you if you previously had an infection). COVID-19 Testing Update (from MMC only) Over the pastContinue reading “COVID-19 Antibody Testing”

COVID-19 Symptoms

In case you weren’t aware, the State of Colorado has a really comprehensive website dedicated to everything COVID-19 related in the state. This particular page does a great job breaking down the difference between mild vs. worsening vs. severe symptoms. We have copy/pasted some of the pertinent information below. Please note – if you haveContinue reading “COVID-19 Symptoms”

PPE Gear @ MMC

Mountain Medical Center would like to say a big thank you to the National Guard for delivering the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) we ordered through Unified Incident Command and the Ouray County Public Health Association. We appreciate you! We have also received donations of gloves, masks, face shields, ear savers, and more from various communityContinue reading “PPE Gear @ MMC”

Financial Assistance for Ouray County Residents

Local resident Ashley King posted this on Facebook today, and we wanted to make sure that any of our patients who are struggling with paying items like rent/mortgage and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic are aware of this incredible fund! HEY OURAY COUNTY! I want to make sure you know about this fund https://telluridefoundation.org/ouray-county-response-fund/Continue reading “Financial Assistance for Ouray County Residents”

More COVID-19 Tests are Now Available!

Mountain Medical Center has been working in concert with Ouray County Public Health to obtain more COVID-19 tests for our county, and we are happy to let the community know that OCPH was able to get 30 additional tests for us from Montrose Memorial Hospital today. Thank you for hand delivering those tests to us,Continue reading “More COVID-19 Tests are Now Available!”

Appointment Format Options at MMC

Mountain Medical Center is currently offering three different appointment formats in order to do our best to protect the healthy population from potential exposures. Virtual Visits Most insurance carriers have loosened their TeleMedicine regulations & requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is allowing doctor’s offices much more latitude to do virtual visits with patients fromContinue reading “Appointment Format Options at MMC”