Memorial Hospital adjusts visitor restrictions

From Local Sources

JASPER — Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has adjusted its visitor restrictions.

They are as follows:

• Entrances to hospital facilities remain limited.

• One visitor per patient per day (excludes patients in isolation, Skilled Caring Center, Inpatient Rehab Center, Behavioral Health Services and Caring Hands Senior Services).

• Visiting hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Visitors must stay in the patient room (going to the Tower Café for food is allowed).

• Visitors must go through the screening process, wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose, and check in at the nurses station.

• Visitors are also encouraged to clean their hands frequently while in the hospital.

For outpatient clinics, laboratory, radiology, oncology, etc., patients should come to their appointments alone and wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose.

Exceptions include:

• Patients under the age of 18 are allowed one parent/legal guardian.

• Patients needing physical or mental assistance.

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