Greene County Medical Center Announces Modified Visitor Restrictions for Some Clinics

Effective Wednesday, May 27, the Emergency Department, Surgery, Clinics, Outpatient Chemotherapy and Obstetric Ultrasound patients will be allowed one companion or support person.

 

Companion or support person:
- Must be free from any signs of illness including: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, vomiting or diarrhea, fever 100.0 or greater, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or a new loss of taste or smell
                   x Should not be high risk for severe disease
- Siblings under the age of 18 are not to serve as a companion or support person
- Must be screened by personnel upon entry of Medical Center
- Always remain in the patient room as appropriate
- Must wear mask and follow instructions if additional PPE is required
- Must practice hand hygiene when entering and exiting the patient room
- Must social distance

Restrictions in Acute Care and Long Term Care remain restricted with no visitors at this time.

We understand these visitor restrictions may be difficult for you. While we are committed to providing a family-centered care environment, right now restricting visitors is in the best interest of our patients and staff.

 

These guidelines are subject to change. The status of COVID-19 is continually monitored and restrictions will be altered as appropriate to protect our patients, employees and communities we serve.