Tri-County Health Care Updating Visitor Guidelines

Individuals receiving inpatient care at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena are now allowed one visitor.

According to a press release Monday morning, the updated visitor guidelines are due to the “decrease in community prevalence of COVID-19.”

The patient’s guest must be determined before their visit and will be the only guest permitted for that patient.  The emergency department is also updating its guidelines to allow for one guest per patient.

Visit TCHC.org for more information and follow Tri-County Health Care on social media for regular updates.

Read the complete press release below:

Visitor policy updated

WADENA, Minn. – Feb. 22, 2021 – Due to the decrease in community prevalence of COVID-19, Tri-County Health Care has updated its visitor restriction guidelines.

Individuals receiving inpatient care are now allowed one guest. This guest must be determined before their visit and will be the only guest permitted for that patient. Arrangements are to be made with the care team. The emergency department is also updating its guidelines to allow for one guest per patient.

All visitors must still be screened for COVID-19 symptoms, always wear a mask and visitor badge while in the facility and stay in areas designated for visitors.

Patients that test positive for COVID-19 will still not be allowed visitors except under specific circumstances. Arrangements should be made with the care team.

Tri-County Health Care’s visitor policy is intended to protect the health and safety of patients and staff. It is subject to change. Please visit TCHC.org for more information and follow Tri-County Health Care on social media for regular updates.

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