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Lincoln Health System Updates Policies in Response to COVID-19

(Fayetteville, TN, March 20, 2020) – In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the surrounding areas, Lincoln Health System will implement a No-Visitor Protocol beginning on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center (LMC).

Beginning at 8:00 pm, Lincoln Medical Center (LMC) will prohibit all visitors with only a few exceptions for very specific patient categories such as surgical, pediatric, and labor and delivery patients.  Access to LMC remains restricted to only the main entrance.

Patrick Rehab Wellness Center

Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center will restrict all access to the basketball court/gymnasium.  At this time, all other wellness areas are still available to members.  As the situation evolves, other areas may close without prior notice.

LMC Ambulance Service

Effective immediately, all ambulance ‘ride-alongs’ for patient family/friends have been suspended.  No person except the patient and Ambulance Service staff will be allowed to ride in the ambulances.

 

COVID-19 Updates

 

Lincoln Health System has set-up a public information hotline to help distribute information to the public.  The public can access the pre-recorded message by calling 931-438-7700.

 

Lincoln Health System officials appreciate your patience and understanding as they work through the situation.  LHS remains in close contact with the CDC and the Tennessee Department of Health.  For the safety of the patients and employees, policies and protocols may change without notice.

 

About Lincoln Health System

Lincoln Health System (LHS), an affiliate of Huntsville Hospital Health System, is a county-owned, non-profit health system located in Fayetteville, Tennessee.  LHS consists of a 49-bed acute care hospital, an ambulance service, a long-term care and skilled care facility, a home health and hospice agency, and a freestanding outpatient rehabilitation and wellness center.  For more information about Lincoln Health System its facilities, medical services, and physicians, visit www.LincolnHealthSystem.com.

1 Comment

  1. Charlie Dionne on March 21, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    Prayers are with the entire LHS community.
    Hospice Chaplain Charlie