The health and safety of our patients and visitors is a top priority at our facilities. We understand how important the support of loved ones and friends is to patients and residents in our facility. However, COVID-19 requires us to temporarily adjust our visiting policy in order to keep our patients, residents, and visitors safe from infection.

We continue to implement vigorous policies and procedures to address COVID-19 and are following all governmental recommendations as well. If you have any questions about the updated visiting policy, please contact a member of the patient or resident's healthcare team.

Thank you for your understanding and for adhering to these policies to help us keep our patients, residents, families, staff, and visitors protected and healthy during this time.

Perkins County Health Services, Grant Medical Clinic, and Perkins County Family Clinic are currently limiting visitors due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The following restrictions are in place:

EFFECTIVE 4/1/2021

     * Hospital Inpatients: Four immediate family members, over the age of 18 years old, at a
     * Emergency Room: Two Designated Visitors.
     * Specialty Clinic: Two Designated Visitors. No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the         building unless needing treatment.
     * Outpatient Services/Procedures, Grant Medical Clinic, and Perkins County Family         Clinic: Two Designated Visitors. This includes outpatient clinics, surgery, lab, diagnostic         imaging, and physical therapy. No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the building unless         needing treatment.
        NOTE: These guidelines do not apply to residents of Long Term Care Facilities or Assisted         Living Facilities. Please see Golden Ours Convalescent Home and Park Ridge Assisted Living         below.
     * NO VISITORS will be allowed to visit any patient that is in isolation being tested for COVID,         suspected of having COVID, or is positive for COVID.
     * ALL outpatients will be contacted before their outpatient appointments and asked         screening questions.
     * ALL patients and visitors will also be screened for temperature and symptoms upon arrival         at the hospital, Grant Medical Clinic, or Perkins County Family Clinic
     * ALL visitors will be required to wear masks while in the building, and to stay in the patient         room. We are encouraging those that have them, to wear their own face masks.
     * The symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, sore throat, cough, and difficulty breathing.
     * As a patient, your best defense against respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19 and influenza          is social distancing and hand washing.

Golden Ours Convalescent Home and Park Ridge Assisted Living

     * We are currently allowing limited scheduled indoor and outdoor visitation. Please         contact Nicole, Golden Ours, at 308-352-7249 or Mindy, Park Ridge, at 308-352-7246 for         scheduling information and visitation requirements.

Credible resources for more information on COVID-19

     * Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
     * Centers for Disease Control and Prevention