Coshocton Regional Medical Center updates visitor restrictions

| March 23, 2020

Effectively Tuesday, March 24, Coshocton Regional Medical Center will be implementing the following visitation restrictions and precautions in an effort to ensure the safety and well-being of patients, staff and the community.

Visitation restrictions at Coshocton Regional Medical Center have been changed to no visitors allowed. Exceptions will be made for patients at the end of life and disabled patients.

Coshocton Regional Medical Center is also postponing all elective surgeries following an order from the Ohio Department of Health. By postponing surgical procedures, hospitals can reduce the risk to patients and providers, conserve critically short supplies of personal protection equipment and preserve inpatient beds and equipment. Critical surgeries, such as those saving a patient’s life, preserving the function of organs or limbs, reducing metastasis or progression of a disease or reducing severe symptoms will continue.

If you feel you have symptoms of COVID-19, you are encouraged to call the nurse hotline at 740-623-4019. A separate outpatient respiratory screening center has been set up at 406 S. 15th St. for those who feel they have symptoms of COVID-19. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; seven days a week (hours subject to change). The emergency department should only be utilized for emergency visits. Individuals that do not exhibit COVID-19 symptoms and do not meet criteria will not be automatically tested for COVID-19.

Coshocton Regional Medical Center remains committed to the continuing good health of the community and is currently focused on both the containment and mitigation of COVID-19. For updated information, visit or the hospital’s Facebook page.

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