Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19

Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Is Monitoring the Coronavirus Situation Very Closely

For more information about the steps we are taking in preparation of COVID-19 please visit our dedicated COVID-19 Preparations page. Here you can read our letter from Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital CEO, John Bishop regarding the preparations we have in place for COVID-19.

We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we all work together to ensure the overall safety of our friends and neighbors. Please continue to check CDC.gov for the most current information regarding COVID-19.

Having Difficulty Calling the Hospital and Its Clinics?


Having Difficulty Calling the Hospital and Its Clinics? Getting the “All Circuits Are Busy” Message?

This is because the Verizon Network is overloaded.

We a have a few options for you!

1. Please try again shortly or use a landline.

2. If you need to schedule an appointment with a specialty clinic click here

3. If you have a MyHealth Patient Portal account, you can use it to communicate with your primary care team. If you do not have an account, click here to set one up. The patient portal is a great way to stay connected with your health.

Do We Have COVID-19 at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital?


Do We Have COVID-19 at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital?

Due to patient privacy regulations, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital is not allowed to share information. The Montana Department of Health and Human Services is tracking COVID-19 activity in the state. Information is updated daily on their website.

Does Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Have a Test for COVID-19?


Does Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Have a Test for COVID-19?

COVID-19 testing is not physically performed at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital or its medical clinics. Your medical provider and Ravalli County Public Health will work together to determine if testing is appropriate. Specimen collection requires special coordination.

I Woke Up Feeling Sick; Do I Have COVID-19?


I Woke Up Feeling Sick; Do I Have COVID-19?

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “.. if you think have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

How Can I Get Tested for COVID-19?


How Can I Get Tested for COVID-19?

If you think have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider; tell them about your signs, symptoms and recent travel or contact.

According to Montana.Gov and the Department of Public Health and Human Services: Healthcare providers and local county health contacts are asked to work with patients of interest to assist with assessment and facilitate COVID-19 testing when indicated.

How Can I Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19?


How Can I Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19?

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, or other communicable respiratory illnesses, you can take simple steps to protect yourself, your family and the community:

Protecting Yourself:
  • Clean your hands often with soap and water or alcohol based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Steps to Protect Others if You are Sick:
  • Stay home.
  • Cover your cough and sneezes with the crook of your elbow or a tissue.
  • Wear a face mask when around others.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces using a regular.
  • household cleaning spray or wipe.

Should I Wear a Face Mask?


Should I Wear a Face Mask?

There is no need to wear a face mask unless you have symptoms of an airborne infectious disease or are in prolonged close contact (about 3 feet) with a contagious person. Outside of these circumstances, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not recommend that members of the general public use a face mask.

Events

  • Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Blood Drive

    Blood Drive! 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCross.org and enter: marcusdaly to schedule an appointment.

  • Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Blood Drive

    Blood Drive! 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCross.org and enter: marcusdaly to schedule an appointment.

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