As part of Intermountain Healthcare’s COVID-19 surge plan, Intermountain Riverton Hospital has transitioned its pediatric unit to providing inpatient care to adults.
Now, in the latest installment of Intermountain’s public service video series – ”Courage on the Frontlines” – Riverton Hospital caregivers share their first-hand experiences of making the much-needed transition of its pediatric unit to providing inpatient care to adults who are being treated for COVID-19.
Due to the rising number of COVID-19 patients in the Salt Lake Valley, Riverton Hospital stopped admitting pediatric patients October 24, 2020, and began treating COVID-19 patients to help provide care and save lives.
Only inpatient pediatric services are now paused at Riverton. All other pediatric care, including emergency care and outpatient services for children, are still active at Riverton Hospital and in the Primary Children’s Riverton outpatient building.
Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital is now caring for pediatric patients who would have been treated at Riverton Hospital and has the capacity to continue to
The public can find the videos on Intermountain Healthcare’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts.
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Please ID/CGs clinicians in video as follows:
1. Karee Nicholosn, RN, Intermountain Healthcare
2. Brandi Stillman, RN, Intermountain Healthcare
3. LeAnne Blair, RN, Intermountain Healthcare
4. Jill Ivie, RN, Intermountain Healthcare