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Home > Mercy News > Mercy Cedar Rapids limits public entry points and puts screening process in place
Published on March 17, 2020
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation is changing rapidly. As part of the hospital’s efforts to slow the spread of the virus, Mercy is limiting the number of public entry points and putting screening processes in place for patients, visitors and staff.
Starting Tuesday, March 17, Mercy will begin screening patients, visitors and employees as they enter the hospital and clinics. The screening process will include:
Additionally, Mercy will limit the number of entry points into the hospital. There will be five public points of entry on weekdays and three on weekends. Public entrance points include:
Individuals visiting Mercy Pediatric Clinic, Birthplace or the Surgery Center will be screened upon entry at those locations.
Valet services at Lundy Pavilion and the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center are suspended until further notice.