ELDORADO — Many area hospitals are turning to alternative options for residents as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic head-on. Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado is among those hospitals that are breaking the mold of traditional medical care

Kristin Parks with Ferrell Hospital says one of those options allows the patient to not even leave their car.

The hospital is also offering tele-health services and hospitality hours from 7-9 a.m. weekdays for routine medical services.