Uintah Basin Healthcare Squashes Rumor; All Facilities Open and Ready to Serve
By Kristin Forbis, Nov 18, 2020
The rumor mill may be impossible to control but that isn’t stopping Uintah Basin Healthcare from addressing a recent local rumor head on. If you heard or saw claims that Basin Clinic in Vernal was closed due to COVID-19 this rumor is completely untrue. “Basin Clinic staff was tested last Tuesday with all staff testing negative,” shares the Uintah Basin Healthcare announcement. “UBH facilities are open and here to serve you. We are taking strict, precautionary measures and following employee health guidance to continue to safely provide care to our community.” The UBH announcement emphasized that it is now more important than ever that information be retrieved from “trusted, reliable sources” like the CDC, health department, or local hospitals.