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COVID-19 Update | March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Update | March 19, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Press Release

Beginning at 1 p.m., Friday, March 20, Genesis will offer a virtual On-demand COVID-19 Screening Clinic via a telephone visit with a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. For this screening visit, patients should call (740) 297-8610. Patient registration will be required; co-pays will be waived.

Hours of the On-demand COVID-19 Screening Clinic

Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

After hours, patients should call the Genesis NurseLine (740) 455-4949 for questions.

Keeping the community up-to-date

Matthew J. Perry, president and CEO of Genesis HealthCare System, has a video message to the community regarding Genesis’ efforts related to COVID-19.

Updated visitor restrictions

Visitation restrictions at Genesis Hospital have been changed to no visitors allowed. The exceptions are patients at the end of life; disabled patients; labor and delivery patients are limited to one person; on the mother/baby unit, one person. The father may stay the night. Intermediate Care Nursery and pediatric patients (children age 17 and younger) may have both parents or one person.

GRIP and Pulmonary Rehab temporarily closed

There is a temporary closure of the Genesis Risk Intervention Program (GRIP) and pulmonary rehab program.