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CMH Visiting Hours Extended

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2021

Visiting hours will be strictly enforced. Exceptions may be allowed on a case by case basis with leadership approval.

Visiting hours will only be as follows for Med/Surg and SCU:

  • Monday through Friday: 1pm – 7pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 4pm
  • Each patient will only be allowed two registered visitors at one time.
  • 1 visitor only to Amb/Surg. Ambulatory visitors will be screen in Ambulatory.
  • There is no restriction on the number of visitors per day.
  • Visitors must maintain social distancing of six feet, even in patients rooms.
  • Children under the age of 12 will not be allowed to visit.
  • Visitors are not permitted to visit and patient who is in isolation, unless exceptional circumstances and prior approval have been obtained.
  • Visitors are to remain in the patient room at all times unless directed by staff to leave due to a treatment.
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Post COVID-19 Visitor Policy

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2021

Visiting hours will be strictly enforced. Exceptions may be allowed on a case by case basis with leadership approval.

Visiting hours will only be as follows for Med/Surg and SCU:

  • Monday through Friday: 3pm – 7pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 3pm
  • Each patient will only be allowed two registered visitors at one time.
  • 1 visitor only to Amb/Surg. Ambulatory visitors will be screen in Ambulatory.
  • There is no restriction on the number of visitors per day.
  • Visitors must maintain social distancing of six feet, even in patients rooms.
  • Children under the age of 12 will not be allowed to visit.
  • Visitors are not permitted to visit and patient who is in isolation, unless exceptional circumstances and prior approval have been obtained.
  • Visitors are to remain in the patient room at all times unless directed by staff to leave due to a treatment.
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Temporary Policy Update for Visitation

EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021

Each admitted INPATIENT will be allowed TWO visitors at a time PER DAY at the hours of:

  • 4pm – 7pm Monday – Friday
  • 1pm – 3pm Weekends

All visitors will be screened for illness, including temperature. Masks are required for entry.

Guidelines are subject to change based on NYS Department of Health guidelines and any change in COVID numbers locally.

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Community Memorial is pleased to announce 2 Community COVID-19 Vaccine distributions

Community Memorial is pleased to announce 2 COMMUNITY COVID-19 Vaccine distributions, scheduled for Tuesday, March 9th and Wednesday, March 10th. Both PODs (point of distribution) will be held at the Masonic Lodge in Hamilton, on Wes Road.

Community Memorial was able to receive 500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine. Those eligible at this time are Community Memorial hospital inpatients 65+, 18-64 with comorbidities, non-hospital 65+ years of age. Community members interested in vaccination are encouraged to review criteria and signup for an appointment time at the below links which will be opened for scheduling on March 7, 2021.

A collaboration between Community Memorial, the Madison County Department of Health and Colgate University has allowed the successful scheduling of these vital PODs, in a concentrated effort around public vaccination and the fight against the COVID virus. Any community members that have questions around the COVID vaccine or their personal vaccination need should consult with their primary care provider.

Community Memorial will continue to keep area residents informed around additional future vaccine distribution. In the meantime, the healthcare organization and its medical experts continue to encourage safe habits; hand washing, social distancing and wearing masks.

For additional information on eligibility requirements for the COVID-19 vaccine and any vaccine related questions, please visit the NYS Department of Health site.

SCHEDULING BEGINS 3/7

Click here to schedule an appointment for Tuesday, March 9th

Click here to schedule an appointment for Wednesday, March 10th