Coronavirus Information and Hospital Visitation
Per Governor Larry Hogan’s orders, 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 Noon and 9pm (visit for a full description: 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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First GRMC Team Excellence Award Presented to ICU Department
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