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Lexington Medical Center Coronavirus Update: Sunday, March 15

Mar. 15 2020

For the health and safety of all Lexington Medical Center patients and staff, we strongly encourage everyone to avoid visiting a Lexington Medical Center facility unless they have a personal health care need.

There are now four ways to enter Lexington Medical Center.

Lexington Medical Center building entrance and patio1) Our Emergency Department entrance remains open 24 hours per day, every day.

2) The South Tower entrance will be available from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday – Friday only.

3) The Main Entrance is open from 5:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., seven days a week. After 7:00 p.m., access will be evaluated as needed.

4) The Central Tower Entrance will be open only for patients of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab, Radiation Medicine and patients of the Infusion Center from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Further restrictions may be implemented.

Patients and visitors will be screened by hospital staff before entering any facility and may have to leave based on their screening results.

Inpatients: One person will be allowed to visit with his/her inpatient at any given time. Groups of visitors must wait outside the hospital and take turns visiting their family member or loved one.

Patients Scheduled for an Outpatient Procedure at any Lexington Medical Center Facility: Patients who have a scheduled procedure of any type may have one person accompany them to the procedure.

COVID-19 virus graphicOther Visitation: Those who need to visit a Lexington Medical Center facility for other needs, such copies of medical records, job interviews, help with insurance, etc., will be expected to do so without friends or family accompanying them.

Vendors: Access will be significantly limited. Vendors delivering supplies and equipment should contact their service area and make arrangements to have supplies picked up outside the facility.

Children: Children under the age of 18 will not be permitted for visitation.

Clergy: While we will honor exceptions for critical patients, all clergy members should use the telephone or electronic devices to communicate with parishioners.

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Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general understanding and education about Lexington Medical Center. Nothing on the blog should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Blog visitors with personal health or medical questions should consult their health care provider.