DCMH updates visitor and employee procedures

first_imgGREENSBURG, Ind. — Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) has updated procedures for visitors and employees which became effective this past weekend.Based on the latest CDC guidelines, the new procedures are designed to keep everyone safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak. The following procedures have been put into place.Everyone entering will be screened at designated screening stations. Screening will includetemperature assessment of each person. The DCMH main entrance remains open andaccessible.Screening precautions are in place at all DCMH locations: Tree City Medical Partners, DecaturCounty Primary Care, Women’s Care, and DCMH Well Clinic.Physicians and providers at DCMH have implemented the ability to provide Facetime video visitswith patients. Those in need should contact the DCMH call center at 812-222-DOCS.Visitor restrictions have been enhanced. Visitation is limited to one parent/guardian forpediatric patients and one spouse/partner per OB patient in the Women’s Center. No othervisitors are permitted at this time. Alternate forms of communication between patients andfamily members will be arranged by DCMH team members.Outpatient services are limited to urgent and immediate care needs.All public meetings scheduled to be held within DCMH facilities continue to be suspended.Lincoln Café in DCMH is serving patients and employees. Meals on Wheels continues to besupported by DCMH.The Pharmacy is open to drive-thru and delivery services only. To utilize complimentarypharmacy delivery within Decatur County, call 812-663-1250.“Our team is so thankful for the community support and cooperation provided to our caregivers duringthis time. Our team works each day to ensure patients, families and our community are kept safe andhealthy. Our priority is and has always been the community and the patients we serve,” stated RexMcKinney, President and CEO. If you have any questions or concerns, visit the DCMH website atwww.dcmh.net/covid19 or call the COVID-19 hotline at 812-560-5450.last_img

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