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, depending on what's happening with the pandemic and current government health orders. Please check this page for the latest information before you go.


All visitors must wear masks over their nose and mouth, and under their chin at all times when indoors. Cloth and gator masks are no longer permitted for visitors and patients. All visitors and patients are required to wear a surgical/procedure mask. Visitors and patients will be given an appropriate mask when they check-in at the entrances of BVHS facilities. Masks are also required outside in a small zone around our doorways. Visitors who do not comply with these rules will be asked to leave the premises.


To enter you must:

Have a temperature less than 100° and no flu-like symptoms (cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain or sore throat)

Any visitor who screens positive may not enter any BVHS facility.

Current Visitation Guidelines

Visitation Guidelines During COVID-19 Outbreak Overview

Personal Protective Equipment Guidelines at BVHS

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

  • Wear a mask at all times, this includes time spent in the room of a loved one. The health system will provide an appropriate mask. Masks must cover the nose, mouth and chin.

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

The following information reflects the current visitation guidelines in place at Blanchard Valley Health System.

BVHS will continue to review and adjust policies as needed, based on current COVID-19 transmission levels and recommendations from our health partners and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.