Coronavirus Information and Hospital Visitation
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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.
Beginning July 1st, the main entrance at Garrett Regional Medical Center will re-open for patients and visitors. Anyone entering the building will be screened and are required to wear a mask at all times. Patients will be allowed one adult visitor per day, during designated visiting hours between 12pm and 7pm daily. Inpatient visitors must wear a visitor badge and stay in the patient’s room. Patients in the emergency room are allowed one person to accompany them, two for pediatric patients. Visitors must remain with patients and are not permitted in the waiting rooms. Subacute patients may have outside visits with one visitor per patient. If there is inclement weather a designated area has been established for visits that allows for social distancing. Click here for a full description of the new visitation policy.
COVID-19 testing for is available at the hospital 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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