Quarantine and Guidelines

GRHC Visitor Guidelines Reminder During the COVID Pandemic

Update: May 13, 2022

To protect our patients, their care partners, and our employees during the pandemic, Gila River Health Care has suspended patient visitation.

A parent, guardian, family member, friend, or others wishing to accompany or visit a patient at Gila River Health Care will not be allowed to do so in the following locations:

• Emergency Department

• Inpatient Unit

• Clinical Departments

Exceptions:

Special accommodations may be granted for visitors of patients:

• Patients who require assistance due to physical, mental, or age-related disability

• One parent or guardian is allowed to accompany a minor child

• One visitor or guardian is allowed if required to provide safe medical care. (e.g., Native American             interpreters)

Important Notice:

• Patient screeners will have discretion to determine the number of visitors/guardians that may be          needed to assist the disabled

• If permitted, visitors must first pass the GRHC screening process and comply with GRHC infection          control policy and wear a mask before entrance into the facility will be allowed

GRHC Emergency Department (ED) and Clinical Departments

Individuals or groups without a legitimate medical reason for being at a GRHC location, will not be allowed into the facilities and asked to leave.

THESE VISITOR GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME AND WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

New Guidance on Isolation

Update: May 23, 2022

Home Isolation Guidance for People Who Test Positive or Have Symptoms Consistent with COVID-19*

Regardless of your vaccination status, if you test POSITIVE for COVID-19 with a COVID-19 lab test, you need to isolate at home for at least 5 days.

 

Wear well-fitting mask for a total of 10 days from day of positive test.

 

*If you have COVID symptoms, isolate at home and get tested by your medical provider.

GRIC Executive Order No. 16 Regarding Coronavirus Pandemic

Update: September 8, 2022

Comprehensive Executive Order No. 16 Regarding Coronavirus Pandemic

 

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GRIC Phase Approach

Update: September 8, 2022

GRIC is now in Phase III:

• Indoor and Outdoor gatherings have no in-person limit provided physical distancing is maintained.
• Mandatory COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Not Required.
• No Travel restrictions.
• No closures.
• GRIC Schools continue to follow their approved COVID-19 School Re-opening plans.
 
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