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COVID-19: Essential Visitor Guidelines and Screenings

Posted On: 3/17/2020

Due to Governor Greg Abbott’s disaster declaration and the Texas Health and Human Services directives, Midland Memorial Hospital will implement immediately essential visitor guidelines and screenings.  Essential visitors include government personnel; one designated caregiver acting on the patient’s behalf, such as a parent of a minor or a legally authorized representative; patient family members no more than one at a time(no one under the age of 18); clergy members authorized by the hospital; and additional family members of patients at the end of life or presenting at the emergency department, subject to hospital policy. Visitors meeting these guidelines will be asked the following questions:

• Do you have a new cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, or fever?
• Have you traveled to Europe*, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, China, Italy, Iran, or South Korea in the past 14 days?
• Have you had close contact with a person known/suspected to have COVID-19? 

To view Midland Health Visitation Policy click here.

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