Guests will be limited within the hospital until further notice

Cookeville – Cookeville Regional Medical Center has announced they are implementing “precautionary measures” to help prevent the spread of the flu and COVID.

Effective today, Jan. 4, Guests will be limited within the hospital until further notice.

“… Children under the age of 16 and anyone exhibiting signs of illness (fever, cough, congestion, stomach upset), except for those seeking medical care, will not be allowed to visit,” according to CRMC.

There will be some exceptions, however.

“Siblings of newborns in the Birthing Center and other special circumstances at the discretion of the unit director/charge nurse may visit if well. Thank you for your cooperation. We hope everyone stays healthy and remember, washing your hands and staying home when you are showing symptoms are ways to help lower the spread of illnesses.”

To view the visitation policy visit HERE.

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