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Phelps Memorial Health Center has adjusted visitor restrictions and is monitoring COVID-19 percentages in the state, according to Chief Nursing Officer Tesha Broadfoot, RN, MSN.

Healthy visitors are welcome to visit Phelps Memorial between the hours of 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Other guidelines and restrictions include:

  • Each visitor will be screened daily by the front admission team for any symptoms of COVID and a temperature will be taken. If the temperature is 100.0 or above you will not be permitted to visit that day. The team will give you a sticker to wear following the screening to notify team members you have had a daily screening performed.
  • All visitors are REQUIRED to wear a mask at all times while in the facility.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Children are permitted to visit if they are able to wear a mask.
  • Only 2 visitors will be allowed in a patient room at a time. Please plan visits accordingly.
  • All visitors are expected to practice social distancing in all locations of the facility (6 feet).
  • Masks may be removed to eat and drink along with following 6 feet social distancing from others.

If these guidelines are unable to be followed, you will be asked to not continue visitation.

Mrs. Broadfoot stated, “As a team, the goal is to place our patients’ needs first.” She added, “By following the current guidelines we can allow our patients to have visitors and we recognize how important it is for them and their wellbeing to have their loved ones visit them.”

Patients or visitors with COVID-restrictions still apply to maintain the safety of the patients, visitors, and team at Phelps. If COVID-19 symptoms are present or you have been recently tested and do not know the results you will not be allowed to visit.

These are the guidelines as of April 26, 2021.