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Coronavirus

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources for Patients

This page offers information and resources for Good Samaritan patients and the community, including steps to take if you are concerned you may have coronavirus.

Emotional Wellness Help Line: 812-886-6590 available Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for those who need mental help support during this stressful time.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)

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Prevention

The CDC recommends everyday preventive actions to help reduce the spread of this illness:
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Wash your hands well and frequently—at least 20 seconds with soap and water or with hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover cough/sneeze with a tissue, and then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean/disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • The CDC does not recommend that healthy/uninfected individuals use a mask to prevent becoming ill.

Protecting Our Patients & Employees

  • One designated visitor per day who has passed screening upon entry. Visitors may not switch out during the day.
  • Inpatient visitation hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Inpatient Rehab hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • All visitors must wear the name tag / arm band issued to them at the screening station.
  • All visitors must wear a mask at all times and practice social distancing, even in patient rooms.
  • Visitors must follow any isolation precautions in place.
  • Visitors must be 18 years or older.
  • Visitors must practice good hand hygiene by washing their hands and / or using hand sanitizer prior to entering the room and upon leaving.
  • Visitors must limit traffic in the hospital and stay in patient room / area, or exit the building.

Patients and visitors will still need to be screened before entering the hospital, provider offices and clinics. Click HERE for a detailed version of the policy.