As of Monday evening, OhioHealth hospitals and medical facilities, including those in Richland County, have a new screening procedure requirement.
Earlier in the day, OhioHealth shared the following:
All OhioHealth associates, care providers, patients and those visitors (who fall under exceptions, i.e., end of life situations) coming into an OhioHealth care site will be required to have their temperature taken as part of the COVID-19 screening process. If the temperature is above 100 degrees, that person will not be allowed to enter the building.
Monday, March 23, at 5:00 PM.
Screening stations will be put in place at all entrances for the following care sites to screen all associates, providers and patients:
Tuesday, March 24, 7:00 AM, any associate, provider or patient coming into any of the following locations will be required to have their temperature taken as part of the COVID-19 screening process.