Mountain View, CA - February 28, 2020 - Vineeta Hiranandani, Vice President for Marketing and Communications at El Camino Health, released the following statement on February 28, 2020 in response to inquiries about a COVID-19 case in the hospital.
"El Camino Health’s Mountain View hospital has provided care to a patient who has tested positive for COVID-19."
"Due to federal healthcare privacy laws, we are unable to provide specific details regarding any patient in our care."
"We do have standard protocols in place for dealing with infectious diseases. We are working closely with Santa Clara County Public Health Department, California Department of Public Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and adhere to their guidelines and instruction in managing this situation."
"In addition, we follow best practices with regard to personal protective equipment. The health and well-being of our patients, visitors, and employees are our main priorities, and we take our responsibility to provide a safe environment and the best care very seriously."