March 17, 2020
ALERT: Effective immediately, Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus is limiting visitation to patients
CLARKSTON, WA – March 17, 2020 – Effective immediately, Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus is limiting visitation to patients in response to COVID-19. This is to protect their patients, providers, employees, staff, and the community. The visitation guidelines will remain in effect until further notice.
If a visitor comes to the main hospital campus, there is signage throughout the facility directing them to approved entrances with screening stations. All visitors who enter Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus will be screened for respiratory symptoms, fever of 100.0°F within the last 14 days, and travel history. If it is determined that the visitor has active symptoms, they will not be allowed to enter the facility.
Patient visitors will be limited to one visitor per day, for one hour. All visitors must be 18 years or older to enter the building. Additional family and friends beyond the one designated visitor should remain at home.
Tri-State Memorial Hospital is also working in collaboration with both Idaho and Washington public health departments, Asotin and Clarkston school districts; local city officials; fire department, EMS, police, and sheriff departments; local skilled nursing facilities; and emergency operations authorities to ensure that the community prepared for COVID-19.
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