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Area Hospitals Begin To Allow Limited Patient Visitation

16 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff, OhioHealth; Avita Health System

It is perhaps not surprising that the two health systems with the largest footprint in Richland County announced changes in visitation rules on the same day.

Those for Avita Health System became effective on Monday, with those of OhioHealth taking effect on Tuesday.

In both cases, one visitor per patient is allowed as a general rule in specific places and at specific times. More…

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Local Health Facilities Changing Operations To Match Revision In State Orders

1 May , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff; OhioHealth; Akron Children’s Hospital

The changes to Ohio’s various COVID-19-related orders is having an impact on Richland County medical facilities. In the last few days, two health systems have announced changes to procedures and policies that reflect the new direction shared by the State of Ohio.

Akron Children’s Hospital will be expanding the number and types of procedures available to its patients, as well as rescheduling surgeries and other appointments that were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

These changes will impact the Akron Children’s Health Center at 1029 South Trimble Road in Mansfield. More…

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