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Montrose Memorial Hospital named in Top 100

Mar 26, 2020 10:14AM ● By Beacon Senior News

Montrose Memorial Hospital named in Top 100 rural and community hospitals

Montrose Memorial Hospital (MMH) announced it has once again been named one of the Top 100 rural and community hospitals in the US by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. It is the only hospital in Colorado with this recognition for five consecutive years. Based entirely on publicly available data, the INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Only five hospitals in Colorado made the 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital list.

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Montrose Memorial Hospital visitation and entry restrictions

All individuals seeking to enter Montrose Memorial Hospital (MMH) and clinic sites will be checked at the front entrance area to ensure patient safety. To reduce the risk of exposing others to COVID-19 or other respiratory illnesses, individuals presenting respiratory symptoms are asked not to present to the hospital’s Emergency Department unless you need immediate emergency medical care.     Individuals with symptoms of COVID-19 should call a medical care provider to determine if they meet testing criteria and to explore how to obtain care and testing. Symptoms include cough, sore throat, aches and fever. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed in patient care areas. For questions relating to COVID-19, contact the Montrose County Health Information Line at 252-4545.

Montrose Memorial Hospital cancels non-essential surgeries

MMH will be canceling non-urgent elective surgeries until further notice to help conserve supplies that may be needed in the fight against COVID-19.

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