The hospital will be holding two Virtual Public Forums with West Virginia University Medicine to provide the community with information on its proposed full partnership with WVU.
The first forum, on Tuesday, December 14th starting at 8:30 a.m., can be found at https://zoom.us/j/91297370295
The second, to be held Monday, December 20th, starting at 3:30 p.m., can be found at https://zoom.us/j/97457478964
Click here for frequently asked questions regarding Garrett Regional Medical Center’s proposed full partnership with WVU Medicine
Coronavirus Information and Hospital Visitation
Per CDC recommendation, masks are still required in healthcare settings; Please wear a mask while in the hospital and all off-site clinics.
Click here for more information about the Coronavirus and what you can do to stop the spread of infection.
Know before you go! GRMC visitation policy will be reviewed Daily.
Currently visitation is GREEN, two adult visitors per patient, during designated visiting hours between 8am and 9pm; one adult visitor in the Emergency Room, no visitors for COVID-19 patients. For a full description of the current visitation policy visit: https://www.grmc-wvumedicine.org/COVID-19). If the COVID-19 case number goes up the hospital may switch to RED, meaning no visitors with the exception of pediatric patients, OB patients, and end of life situations.
To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff, the GRMC visitation policy may change quickly. Please visit our website or Facebook page before arriving at the hospital to see the most up-to-date visitation policy information.
GRMC is closely monitoring CDC guidelines and updates about the virus, including having the correct processes and procedures in place to care for patients if needed. We want to assure our community that we are as prepared as possible, and we urge the public to follow CDC guidelines to prevent infection and stay healthy. For more information on the Coronavirus please visit www.coronavirus.gov.
COVID-19 testing for is available at the hospital Lab Monday through Friday 7am to 7pm and Saturdays 7am to noon. Patients must have a physicians orders to receive a COVID-19 test.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as GRMC works to keep its patients and staff safe in this difficult time.
GRMC is a 55-bed, acute care facility serving the healthcare needs of Garrett County, Maryland, and surrounding communities in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
We are proud to be clinically affiliated with WVU Medicine, enabling us to provide a wide array of medical specialty services. Our team of more than 500 highly trained clinical, administrative and support staff strives to support our vision to be the first choice for excellence in patient-centered care, to advance the health and wellness of the community, and to be the best place for staff and physicians to practice.
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A message from GRMC regarding the omicron variant
As our county continues to see increases in COVID cases from the Omicron variant, we are asking for your help as we continue to care for our community and anticipate a continued surge of COVID cases. The new Omicron variant is spreading faster and more easily than previous variants. The monoclonal infusions used to treat Delta are not showing effectiveness with this new variant and are no longer indicated for use. from A message from GRMC regarding the omicron variantRead More
GRMC and WVU Medicine to hold Virtual Forums
GRMC will hold two Virtual Public Forums with West Virginia University Medicine to provide area citizens with information on its proposed full partnership with WVU. The forums will be held Tuesday, December 14th, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and then again on Monday, December 20th, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The sessions will include a short presentation as well as a question-and-answer period, with members of the public able to submit questions ahead of time. The panel for the two events will include Mark Boucot, President & CEO at GRMC; Albert Wright, CEO at WVU Medicine; Shane Grady, GRMC Board Chair; and Karl Schwalm, MD, GRMC Board Vice Chair. from GRMC and WVU Medicine to hold Virtual ForumsRead More
First GRMC Team Excellence Award Presented to ICU Department
GRMC’s ICU Department is the first unit in the hospital to win the new Team Excellence Award. Through their teamwork and dedication, the ICU staff kept a patient needing a pacemaker in good spirits and in stable condition as he waited for an OR to open through two unscheduled C-sections. from First GRMC Team Excellence Award Presented to ICU DepartmentRead More
GRMC rated as Top 20 rural hospital in United States
Garrett Regional Medical Center was recognized as one of the Top 20 Rural and Community Hospitals in the United States in the annual ranking of rural hospitals compiled by the National Rural Health Association and the Chartis Center for Rural Health. Achieving the Top 20 ranking puts GRMC in the top 1% of hospitals designated as rural in the United States. The US has a total of 6,090 hospitals, with 30% of those serving rural communities. from GRMC rated as Top 20 rural hospital in United StatesRead More