COVID-19 Information

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COVID-19 Visitor Information

The rules for visiting patients at Blanchard Valley Health System facilities can change at any time. Please check this page for the latest information before you go.


Asymptomatic visitors and patients, with no known exposures, are not required to wear a mask. Masks will be readily available for all visitors who wish to wear a mask when they check in at the entrances of BVHS facilities.

Birchaven Village and Independence House are required to follow their regulatory criteria and may be more stringent in their masking protocols. Please follow posted instructions when entering these facilities.

Current Visitation Guidelines

In accordance with the updated guidelines, all BVHS visitors are required to:

  • Wash hands or use hand sanitizer every time they enter or exit a patient room.

BVHS will continue to monitor COVID-19 and review and adjust policies as needed.