COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19 RESOURCES

Marlette Regional Hospital is dedicated to providing safe, quality healthcare services to our communities. In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak and in accordance with Governor Whitmer’s executive orders, Marlette Regional Hospital has implemented extraordinary measures to maintain the health and wellbeing of all who enter our facilities.

Visitor Restrictions for All MRH-Owned Facilities
Marlette Regional Hospital will not permit any visitors to its facilities for purposes other than to receive medical care, treatment, and services until further notice. Exceptions will be made for certain compassionate care situations such as end-of-life care. Guests attending medical care appointments and visits will be instructed to wait in their personal vehicle unless they are accompanying a minor seeking care.

Limited Entrances & Screening
Marlette Regional Hospital is evaluating all persons entering our facilities for COVID-19 symptoms. In order to ensure that all who enter the hospital facility are screened, including staff, all doors will be locked with the exception of the entrances listed. Please note the associated open/lock times listed.
– ER entrance: Open 24/7
– Main Entrance: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday); 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Saturday)
– Employee Entrance/Loading Dock (staff only)
Clinical personnel are stationed at these entrances to perform COVID-19 screenings.

For patients arriving to our family healthcare practices, a pre-screening will be performed over the phone and a thorough COVID-19 screening will be performed upon arrival before entering the clinic.

Non-Essential Medical Procedures Postponed
Marlette Regional Hospital has temporarily postponed all non-essential medical procedures that are not necessary to address medical emergencies or to preserve the health and safety of a patient. If patients have a scheduled procedure that needs to be postponed, we will contact them by phone.

Telemedicine Visits Now Available Through Family Healthcare Practices
Marlette Regional Hospital is now offering telemedicine visits through our family healthcare practices in an effort to keep people home, where they are safest from contracting the virus.

Telemedicine allows for patients to meet with a care provider remotely from the convenience of their own home using a HIPAA-compliant video conferencing app that can be downloaded to a smart phone or tablet. This technology allows for a healthcare provider to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients without physically seeing them in person.

Telemedicine visits are available during normal hours of operation at all of our family healthcare practices. Patients can call to schedule an appointment as they normally would and will be instructed to download the app prior to their visit. For more information, please contact one of our offices by phone.

Prevention, Education & Resources
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, www.michigan.gov/mdhhs
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, www.cdc.gov
Sanilac County Community Mental Health, www.sanilaccmh.org
Lapeer County Community Mental Health, www.lapeercmh.org