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Ochiltree General Hospital Updates COVID-19 Visitation Policy

March 30, 2021 – Due to the decline of COVID-19 positive cases in our community, Ochiltree General Hospital will once again be changing protocols to protect our patients while also allowing visitation.


Effective Thursday, March 25, 2021, Ochiltree General Hospital began allowing patients to have visitors between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.


Visitors will need to meet the following requirements:


1. Any individual with symptoms or who has been advised to self-quarantine because of

exposure should be prohibited from visiting.

2. ALL visitors are required to wear a mask while in the facility.

3. Full PPE must be worn when visiting COVID-19 positive patients.

A. One visitor at a time in COVID-19 positive rooms, limited to one hour.

4. Visitors assume the liability of entering the facility where SARS-CoV-2 and other

communicable diseases are prevalent at this time.

5. No visitors under the age of 12 are permitted to visit.

Ochiltree General Hospital may revisit this policy at any time due to prevalence of COVID in the community or in our facility, staffing levels and PPE supplies. As always, we will remain diligent in the care, transmission and prevention of COVID-19.


If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Chief Nursing Officer Jyme Kinnard, RN, at jlkinnard@oghtx.com, Chief Operating Officer Kelly Judice, RN, RHCEOC, at kjudice@oghtx.com or call the hospital main line at 806-435-3606.


Ochiltree General Hospital, your hometown critical access hospital, offers an expansive collection of programs and services designed with you in mind. From our Obstetrics and Women’s Health services to the programs at The Seasons Assisted Living, our aim is to provide for you and your loved ones no matter the stage of life or need.


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