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NEMHS Limits Access To Healthcare Facilities

Northeast Montana Health Services will be taking the following steps to minimize the COVID-19 risk to its patients, staff and community.

All NEMHS facilities will be on lock down to all public visitation. If you need to enter the hospital, use the ER entrances.

The following exceptions will apply:

•Only the patient’s significant other will be allowed in the obstetrical department at Trinity Hospital. No siblings.

•Only one parent at a time of pediatric in-patients under the age of 18 will be allowed.

•Only two immediate family members at a time will be allowed with end-of-life patients.

•The main lobby of Wolf Point Pharmacy will be closed. Patients are asked to use the drive up window to pick up medications.

•Poplar Pharmacy will remain open.

•Listerud Rural Health Clinic and Riverside Family Clinic will remain open, however we are asking that only one adult and no other children accompany patients under the age of 18; and for adult patients, only the patient will be allowed. Only those wit appointments will be seen.

•If you have recently returned from traveling abroad or from another state and are experiencing a fever greater than 100.4 degrees or difficulty breathing, you must call your local provider prior to coming to the emergency room or clinic. If you have general questions, call the Roosevelt County Health Department at 653-6223.

•These actions will be in effect until March 30.

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