COVID-19 Precautions at MCHC

23 Mar 2020 News

March 19th, 2020

Re: Precautions at MCHC

Mountrail County Health Center is dedicated to providing excellent patient care in a safe environment. With the recent nationwide outbreak of COVID-19, we are implementing several precautions that will protect our residents, patients, and staff.

  • We have implemented an employee screening procedure upon entry to the building.
  • We have discontinued use of the Main Entrance and moved hospital admittance “check in” desks away from the entrance to the nursing home.

For the foreseeable future, patients checking in for:

                Regularly scheduled outpatient appointments should check in at clinic reception

                ER or Walk-in patients should check in at the ER door (south side of building)

                All patients will be screened for symptoms PRIOR to entrance.

  • We have restricted foot traffic through the nursing home to essential personnel only.
  • We are following the CDC and ND State Department of Health’s Recommendations regarding communal dining, minimum spacing rules, and group activities for all nursing home residents.
  • We have increased the number of times that frequently touched surfaces throughout the facility are sanitized.
  • All departments are continuing with regular appointments at this time.

Again – if you feel you need to be seen for COVID-19 at MCHC **YOU MUST CALL THE RURAL HEALTH CLINIC IN ADVANCE** to allow our nurses to triage each case individually.  701-628-2505

Please remember this is a fluid situation.  We will be posting more information as we receive guidance from the CDC and the ND State Department of Health. 

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ATTENTION VISITORS!

March 12th, 2020

As a precautionary measure against Coronavirus, Mountrail Bethel Home and Rosen Place on 8th are closed to visitors.

If you have any questions, please call (701) 628-2442. For Rosen Place, please contact Lauren at ext. 153. For the Bethel Home, please contact Tanya at ext. 105 or the nurses station at ext. 124. Thank you for your cooperation.

Updates will be posted to this website and our FaceBook page as they become available.