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Finding people to vaccinate a growing challenge

By Reed Anfinson
While Swift County-Benson Hospital recently saw a significant rise in the number of COVID-19 tests performed, there was good news in the results.
“We had a pretty significant rise in testing with just over 150 tests performed,” SCBHS Co-CEO and Chief Nursing Officer Melissa McGinty-Thompson told the facility’s governing board at its meeting Monday night. “However, we had the lowest positivity rate we have had for probably a couple of months. We were down to about 9.86 percent.”
McGinty-Thompson told the governing board that she didn’t believe the spike showed an increase in community-wide COVID-19 transmission but rather was the result of a couple focused exposures that required testing for close contacts....
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