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What is WCCH Doing to Prepare and Plan for COVID-19?


Your health and safety is our top priority. WCCH is following CDC interim guidelines and working non-stop, in partnership with local, state and federal government authorities committed to responding to the needs of our community in the safest manner necessary.

We have identified a portion of our facility as the best place to allow us to isolate and safely care for any potential patients without risk of transmission to other parts of the facility, in the event that possible COVID-19 patients need hospitalization after screening.

We are enhancing our protocols and screening visitors on our campuses. You may be asked to answer screening questions when visiting. We understand this may cause some disruption, but we’re committed to providing the safest environment for our patients and staff.

WCCH continues to screen patients at clinical points of access for international travel, to assess for various evolving infectious disease risks, including this one.  If a patient meets the current CDC criteria, and is exhibiting symptoms consistent with the virus, we will isolate the patient in a private room and take proper respiratory precautions to safely assess and treat them.

Everyday preventative actions you can take to help keep yourself healthy and reduce exposures to flu and COVID-19:

  • Clean hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • If you're sick, stay home
  • Clean all "high-touch" surfaces everyday
  • Avoid close contact with sick peopleAvoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough/sneeze