COVID-19 (coronavirus): Information and resources for SIH patients and the community

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COVID-19 prompts additional safety measures at SIH hospitals

For the health, safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and staff, SIH has implemented changes to entry points at SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, SIH Herrin Hospital and SIH St. Joseph Memorial Hospital until further notice. Entry to each hospital will be limited to the main and Emergency Department entrances. Signage is in place to direct flow into each hospital.

Effective Monday, March 23, SIH has made the decision to suspend visitation within its facilities until further notice. Exceptions are possible in extraordinary circumstances. Visitors who meet the exceptions will be screened before entering a waiting or patient care area. The full policy is available below.