To continue to prioritize the safety of patients, employees and the community, Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH) and St. Mary’s Medical Center (SMMC) are implementing a no visitor policy effective at noon, Saturday, March 21, until further notice.
“After considering what was best for the safety of our patients and employees, we made this difficult decision,” said Hoyt Burdick, MD, chief clinical officer, Mountain Health Network. “The situation with COVID-19 is rapidly changing and we must adapt our policies to change with it. We truly appreciate the community’s understanding and cooperation.”
For both CHH and SMMC, the following policies are in place until further notice:
For all CHH and SMMC outpatient clinics, urgent cares and emergency rooms:
Authorized visitors will be identified with a badge provided to them at the entrance screening checkpoints. Additional visitors will not be permitted in the lobby areas.