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Novant Health hospitals restrict all visitors
Thursday, March 19, 2020 (6466 reads)

The changes are aimed at controlling COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – To protect the health and safety of patients and team members, Novant Health is further limiting visitation in all acute care facilities in North Carolina. As of Friday, March 20, at noon, no visitors will be permitted in our acute care facilities except for laboring mothers and patients who are minors (under age 18). Laboring mothers may have one partner and one birth support person accompany them. Minors under 18 may have one visitor, parent or guardian. As a reminder, visitors who meet these exceptions must be healthy (no cough, fever or flu-like symptoms) and at least 13 or older unless seeking medical care. Additional exceptions may be granted in special circumstances, such as end-of-life care.

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Novant Health to reschedule non-essential surgeries, procedures and ambulatory appointments
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (2982 reads)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Atrium Health, Novant Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health are coordinating together to prepare for and respond to the possibility of increasing cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreading in our communities

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Novant Health hospitals limit visitation further
Monday, March 16, 2020 (5212 reads)

The changes are aimed at controlling COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses

Winston-Salem, N.C. – To protect the health and safety of patients and team members, Novant Health is further limiting visitation in all acute care facilities in North Carolina. As of Tuesday, March 17, at 8 a.m., patients will be allowed a maximum of two visitors at any given time. Additionally, entrances and exits to hospitals will be limited to centralize the foot traffic of patients, visitors and team members coming in and out. All nonessential doors will be temporarily closed.

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Novant Health launches online coronavirus assessment tool
Sunday, March 15, 2020 (213 reads)

In addition to 24/7 helpline 1-877-9Novant, digital assessment available for community  

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. ― Novant Health today announced it is offering additional resources to help meet the needs of patients and community members with questions, concerns or symptoms related to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to the 24/7 helpline announced March 13, Novant Health is offering a self-guided assessment tool at NovantHealth.org/coronavirus to help patients determine if they should seek care.

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Novant Health taking additional steps to help control potential spread of COVID-19
Friday, March 13, 2020 (8201 reads)

24/7 helpline 1-877-9NOVANT now open, screening sites and triage tents opening as well

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. ― Novant Health today announced it is taking additional proactive measures to help control the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including standing up a 24/7 helpline, screening centers, and triage tents outside of emergency departments – all dedicated to meeting the needs of patients and community members with questions, concerns, or symptoms related to the coronavirus.

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