Safety is our top priority
At , we’re taking additional precautions to protect our patients and team members from COVID-19. Our infection prevention team coordinates closely with local, state, and federal agencies to help ensure compliance with safety standards which include the following:
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PPE such as N95 masks, surgical masks, gloves, and gowns are used as prescribed by infection control guidelines.
Daily Wellness Checks
Team members are screened daily for respiratory symptoms and fever.
Hand Washing and Hygiene
Team members must follow stringent hand washing and hygiene protocols.
Team members practice social distancing guidelines whenever possible.
Team members and patients are tested in compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines.
Cleaning & Disinfecting
We’ve increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting throughout the facility.
What is the current visitor policy?
Based on recommendations by official health agencies and out of an abundance of caution, we are asking all non-essential personnel, including family and friends, to postpone their visits. Essential visitors will be screened for the following:
Signs or symptoms of a respiratory infection, such as a fever, cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath.
International travel within the last 14 days to restricted countries such as China, Japan, Iran, South Korea, or Italy.
Has had contact with someone with or under investigation for COVID-19.
What should healthy visitors do to keep patients safe?
Healthy visitors must follow the following precautions:
Clean your hands upon arrival and after leaving
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or sleeve
Clean your hands after coughing or sneezing
Avoid close contact with people who are sick
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new respiratory disease spreading globally with instances of COVID-19 throughout the United States. Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Who is at higher risk?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and people who have serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease are most at risk for getting very sick from this illness.
What is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
According to the CDC, you can protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by washing your hands often, avoiding close contact with those who are sick and those outside of your household, covering your mouth and nose with a mask when around others, covering coughs and sneezes, cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces daily, and by monitoring your health daily. Please visit this webpage for additional information.
Where can I find additional information?
Please visit CDC.gov for up-to-date information regarding COVID-19.