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Ennis Regional Medical Center Eases Visitor Restrictions
May 19, 2020
At Ennis Regional Medical Center, our top priority is safeguarding the health and wellbeing of our patients, providers, employees and community. We continue to closely monitor the prevalence of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community and follow state and federal guidance as we adapt our operations to safely care for and support our patients. As current projections continue to indicate a lower than expected volume of COVID-19 in our region, effective May 19, 2020, we are easing our visitor policy as follows:
Inpatients and Surgical patients will be limited to one WELL visitor per day for 1-2 hours, Outpatients who require assistance will be allowed one well, assistive companion.
All visitors must be 12 years of age or older, will be screened upon entry and will be required to wear a mask and armband at all times while in the facility.
Visitors and Patients are asked to bring their own mask.
Visitors who do not pass the screening at entry will be asked to wait outside in their vehicle. Patients who do not pass the screening at entry will be asked to reschedule their visit until they are symptom-free.
Visitors are NOT allowed for high-risk, isolation, immunocompromised or respiratory patients who are under observation or test positive for COVID-19.
We continue to screen everyone who enters our facilities for .
Please utilize alternative methods of communication, including technology, with patients as much as possible.
Signage is being posted around the facility notifying visitors and the community of these new restrictions and guidelines.
Thank you for your continued understanding and cooperation as we work to maintain a safe environment for our patients and team.