REDWOOD FALLS (KMHL) – Carris Health in Redwood Falls announced that it will begin testing all patients for COVID-19, even those who do not show any symptoms.

Carris says tests will be collected when the patient is admitted to the hospital, it says asymptomatic testing will also take place in the emergency department.

Carris says those who test positive will be cared for at the Redwood Hospital in isolation, as long as they remain asymptomatic.

If the patient goes on to develop COVID symptoms that warrant a higher level of care, the patient could be transferred to Willmar or CentraCare in St. Cloud.