Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s Incident Management Team is
frequently meeting to ensure the safety of our staff, patients and community. Per the CDC,
currently, there are no medications to treat or vaccines to prevent COVID-19.
Therefore, we are working diligently to ensure the following: every patient
receives the appropriate level of medical care; we are protecting our
staff and non-COVID-19 patients from the virus; we are prepared for a
potential surge in patients with respiratory infection and we have adequate
personal protective equipment and staff based on demand.
Also, we are performing enhanced environmental cleaning throughout the
hospital. Patient waiting areas have designated locations for patients
with respiratory symptoms, so they are not waiting amongst other patients
seeking care. Communications are regularly occurring to ensure the hospital
staff, as well as the community is well informed about COVID-19 and how
our facility is responding to community needs.
The hospital has enacted temporary visitor restriction to help reduce the
potential exposure and transmission of COVID-19, visit mdmh.org or MDMH
Facebook for details. At this time, all services remain open and will
continue to see patients as scheduled.
On Tuesday, March 17, the hospital is limiting the number of entrances
into the main facility. Patients and visitors will come through one of
the following openings; Hospital Main Entrance, Bitterroot Physicians
Clinic, or the Emergency Department. Rehabilitation, Sleep, Surgery, and
Rocky Mountain Neurosurgery patients can access these services through
their respective main entrances during regular business hours and staff
will ask you to mask if you are symptomatic.
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