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.
Garrett Regional Medical Center is suspending all patient visitation starting immediately. The only patients allowed visitors will be OB patients; OB patients may have one person accompany them throughout the birth process. It must be the same designated person throughout the birth. Families of patients who are in life’s end stages may visit as well, with one visitor allowed in the hospital at one time. All members of the public must enter the building through the Emergency Department entrance, and will be stopped and screened by hospital staff.
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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