Latest Information on COVID-19 Precautions
The safety of our patients and staff has always been and remains our top priority.
As the world continues to navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19, we realize that some people may have questions about coming to the facility even as they seek to address pressing health issues. Please note that we have implemented extraordinary measures and additional protocols to help ensure a safe and clean environment for our patients, physicians, staff and community. We are actively monitoring and responding to all recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and our local Health Authority.
Thank you for entrusting your care to us. When you or your loved ones need services, know that we are here … open, trusted and here to support you.
Individuals Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms
If you develop a fever or cough or have difficulty breathing, or have had close contact with someone who has had a confirmed positive COVID-19 test result, please seek medical attention by calling your provider’s office or an Urgent Care Center.
If you need help deciding if you should seek medical care, access the CDC Coronavirus Self-Checker on the CDC COVID-19 Symptoms page by clicking on the Coronavirus Self-Checker button at the top of the page.
Facility Services and Programs
The facility is fully operational. We are monitoring for symptoms in patients and implementing isolation protocols, if needed.
Most community health education programs offered by the hospital in the near term have been canceled or will now be hosted online; please follow the facility on Facebook for education and event updates.
For your convenience and safety, virtual visits via telehealth technology are available. Virtual visits allow you to speak with a healthcare provider using a phone, tablet or computer from the comfort of your own home.
Learn more about how to arrange a telehealth visit
LIMITED VISITATION – Be an Advocate for Your Loved One’s Care
The following is in effect until further notice:
- We are now open and here to support you. As of Monday, June 1, 2020, we are offering limited visitation.
- In order to ensure safety and following CDC guidelines remains top priority, the following will be in place for all units.All visitors must:
- Be 18 years of age and older
- Arrive no earlier than 15 minutes prior to visiting
- Arrive no later than 5 minutes before visiting start time (no late arrivals will be allowed into visiting)
- Leave all belongings at home or in the car as they will not be allowed in the building
- Line up at the marked spaces lining the sidewalk adjacent to the building
- Be screened prior to entry
- Wait in their personal vehicle after being screened until visiting start time
- Wait in the covered screening area if arriving via bus or other mode of transportation
- Wear the surgical mask provided by the facility the entire time inside the building
- Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet between themselves and other visitors
- Remain in the visiting room for the duration of the visit unless otherwise directed by staff (no switch out will be accommodated)
- Sanitize hands upon entry into visitation room
Child and Adolescent Unit:
- 2 visitors per patient allowed
- 5:30pm – 6pm Sun/Tues/Thurs
- 1 visitor per patient allowed
- 5:30 pm – 6:00pm Mon/Wed/Sat
PLEASE NOTE: The frequency, hours, and/or days of visiting are subject to change at any time
The CDC recommends individuals and families follow everyday preventive measures including:
- Social distancing – avoiding crowds and crowded spaces, avoiding handshaking and hugging, deliberately staying at least six feet away from other people, and replacing in-person visits with remote check-ins using technology.
- Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue, then dispose of the tissue.
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with 60–95% alcohol.
- Routinely clean frequently touched surfaces and objects.
- Stay home and away from others when you are sick with any respiratory disease symptoms.
We Are Accepting Donations
We thank our local community for your generosity and your time. If you are interested in providing items (donated or hand-made) to our facility, please contact Pam Beal at [email protected].