COVID-19 Information and Updates

Updated on June 5, 2021 at 9:50am

This page contains updates and information on how Morrow County Hospital is dealing with the impact of COVID-19. Please check back frequently for the latest updates.

OhioHealth COVID-19 Toolkit

In addition to the following information that is specific to Morrow County Hospital, we encourage you to follow OhioHealth’s continuing conversation around the coronavirus and COVID-19 by clicking here.

COVID-19 Vaccine

If you are interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine, the Morrow County Health District would like to add you to their vaccination list. Call the Morrow County Health District at (419) 947-1545, extension 302. Leave a message with the following information: your name, age, your availability (mornings, afternoons, anytime, etc.) and your population group (general, 65 and older, teacher, etc.).

The COVID-19 vaccine supply is limited and the health district is focused on reaching the most critical groups first. As supply increases, more vaccines will be offered to more people who want it. If you are not in the priority groups to receive the vaccine right away, the health district can add you to their list for future scheduling.

Guidelines for Public Meetings at Morrow County Hospital

Beginning Thursday, June 3, 2021, Morrow County Hospital will allow external community groups to use hospital meeting rooms with the following precautions:

  • Medical-grade masks are REQUIRED when entering/exiting the building, as well as during any meeting inside the hospital.
  • Social distancing will still be adhered to inside the facility.
  • Meeting room availability will be based on the size of the group. Due to social distancing requirements, a maximum of 20 participants are permitted if chairs and tables are needed. A maximum of 25-30 participants are permitted when chairs only are required.

Guidelines for Inpatient Visitation at Morrow County Hospital, effective June 3, 2021:

Effective June 3, 2021, Morrow County Hospital will allow two designated visitors each day per length of stay for each inpatient. Designated visitors may leave the patient room or hospital and come back into the building. Patients may have one of their two designated visitors remain with the patient overnight, if needed. Visitors must be 18 years or older.

All visitors will be required to wear a mask while in the facility, except while eating, and must be asymptomatic of COVID-19 symptoms. Visitors may dine in the cafeteria during dining times, but must socially distance six-feet from other guests

The following exceptions will be made for patients in unique medical situations:

  • Isolation/COVID patients will continue to follow the exemption policy that is currently in place of no visitors, except in end-of-life situations.
  • Emergency, procedural and surgery will continue to follow the visitor restriction policy of one visitor per day. Visitors may come and go during the day and will be allowed back into the building if they leave.
  • Visitors with disabilities who need assistance – Caretakers for visitors who are disoriented, disabled or in need of an interpreter are permitted.