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CMH Foundation offers outdoor visitation with residents

Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation long-term care facilities and residential care center will offer limited outdoor scheduled visitation with residents beginning June 24.

This is in addition to closed and open window visits and Skype/Facetime/Zoom calls.

The facilities are following guidelines established by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, which allow for outdoor visitation only.

Those who would like to visit a family member or friend outside should contact the specific facility to schedule an appointment. Guidelines for visiting a resident include the following:

  • No more than two visitors will be allowed to see a resident for 30 minutes.
  • Visits are by appointment only.
  • Visitors will be screened for temperature and symptoms and the visit will be contingent on the visitor passing the screening process.
  • Visits will occur in a designated outdoor area.
  • Hand sanitizer will be used before and after the visit.
  • Visitors are expected to bring a mask and are required to wear it during the visit.
  • Residents and visitors will remain 6 feet apart.

Visitors who are ill and have symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or fever, and those who are awaiting results of a COVID-19 test will not be allowed to visit a resident.

CMH Foundation owns and operates the following facilities: Ash Grove Healthcare Facility, Ash Grove; Citizens Memorial Healthcare Facility, Bolivar; Colonial Springs Healthcare Center, Buffalo; Community Springs Healthcare Facility, El Dorado Springs; Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility, Stockton; Parkview Health Care Facility, Bolivar; and Butterfield Residential Care Center, Bolivar.

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