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Visitor Restrictions Changes at Grande Ronde Hospital Effective 3-31-20

Corporate news | Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Contact: Mardi Ford

In order to protect our patients, our employees and our community from the spread of COVID-19, effective March 31, 2020, Grande Ronde Hospital and Clinics has also implemented a NO VISITORS policy AT OUR CLINC LOCATIONS until the situation changes. Patients Only.

The ONLY exceptions to this policy will be to allow ONE support person for children OR one support person for patients unable to attend alone based on medical conditions.

Thank you for your patience and understanding, as we take our responsibility to protect our patients very seriously.

COVID-19 is highly contagious. If you have any of the following symptoms OR have recently been exposed to COVID-19 or exposed to people symptomatic of COVID-19, please stay home and call your provider for next steps.

In addition, please be aware of the current state and federal guidelines with regards to social distancing and how the virus can spread. It is possible to not show any symptoms, or only mild symptoms, and still be a carrier.

Know the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (below), and do the right thing by not spreading the COVID-19 virus:

  • Mild to severe respiratory illness
  • Cough with fever
  • Shortness of breath

We understand this may be an inconvenience, but we have enacted this policy for the protection of our patients, who are your family members or friends.