Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

COVID-19 - Thank You to Our Communities Video

Thank You to Our Communities!

Holzer CEO Mike Canady provides a thank you message to our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Keep up with the latest news and updates about COVID-19 from Holzer Health System, Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) below:

Holzer Health System Updates

COVID-19 Testing Information

The Ohio Governor’s Office announced on June 11, 2020 the intention to expand COVID-19 testing to anyone that wants tested. This expansion of testing is meant to include individuals with no symptoms and without a specific doctor’s order.

Holzer Health System has been testing daily with near real-time results for several weeks for patients with symptoms or identified exposure. Currently, we continue to manage our testing capabilities in regard to test-kit supplies that continue to have a greater demand than supply. Therefore, Holzer will continue to test patients under physician directive and will not be able to perform open testing on asymptomatic individuals with no known relevant exposures.

We will continue to test according to established evidenced-based protocols as offered through the guidance of the CDC and office of the ODH. Any individual that does not meet these criteria but continues to desire a test in our region should utilize the following resources to connect to testing facilities within Ohio:, or call the Ohio Department of Health.

Holzer continues to monitor COVID-19 concerns, manage supplies for long-term safety, health and welfare of our communities, and offer the healthcare overall services for all citizens of our region.

Visitor Policy

In an effort to take every precaution to keep our patients and staff safe, Holzer will no longer allow visitors until further notice.

This policy applies to all Holzer facilities – including hospitals and outpatient clinics. An exception of one caregiver per patient for the duration of hospital stay will be granted for patients in our Pediatric or Labor & Delivery care units. An exception is being made of one caregiver per patient for those with physical, cognitive, or sensory limitations.

Patients under the care of end-of-life services will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. All approved visitors will be required to wear a mask and perform hand hygiene as needed.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during this time.

COVID-19 Policies & Alerts

Holzer Wellness Center - COVID-19 Guidelines

Self-Guide Decision Tree for COVID-19 Testing

View our Mask Policy - 4/17/2020

COVID-19 Health Care Fraud Alert

Holzer Entrances and Facilities Updates

View our updates below regarding facilities and entrances:

Additional Resources

For additional resources, visit our Healthy Living page.

Instructions for homemade masks (View PDF)

Ohio Department of Health Updates

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Visit the Ohio Department of Health's website for more information about COVID-19 and the latest news and updates happening in Ohio.

Additional resource: Call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Updates

Visit the CDC's website for the latest news and updates from the CDC about Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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