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Updated Visitor Limitations at CCHS (May 20, 2020)

May 20, 2020

Atlantic, IA —Cass County Health System officials have updated the visitor limitations that are now in effect at all CCHS facilities. These measures are being enacted to protect the health of patients, staff, volunteers, and visitors and to proactively limit the spread of COVID-19.

Effective as of May 18, 2020

  • All visitors must be 18 years of age or older and in good health.
  • Outpatients may have one visitor with them.
  • Inpatients are allowed to have one visitor at a time.

All visitors will be screened at the entrance before being allowed to proceed. Visitors must wear a mask and practice social distancing in waiting rooms. If there are too many visitors in the waiting room to appropriately social distance, then staff will ask visitors to please wait in their vehicles or return at a later time.

All visitors, family members, and friends are still encouraged to use technology to keep in contact with their loved ones.