CMH Visitor Restrictions

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking additional precautions for the safety of our patients, guests and employees. As of June 1, 2020 the following restrictions are in place.

Patients are allowed one guest per day. No one under the age of 14, except those seeking medical care, will be permitted into CMH facilities. We appreciate your patience and thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Visitors should agree to the following guidelines:

  • Visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms at entrances.
  • No visitor will be allowed that show symptoms of COVID-19. Patients seeking care for COVID-19 should call the Emergency Department first at 417-328-6301.
  • Visitors who have colds, sore throats, or other contagious diseases should not visit patients.
  • Visitor badges must be worn and visible at all times.
  • Visitors should limit movement within the hospital to the patient’s room and public restrooms.
  • Visitors are asked to use good hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette.


  • The Birth Place(Two visitors per patient. No guests under the age of 14).
  • Procedural/Surgery(One visitor. Pediatric patients allowed two parents/guardian).

CMH Foundation long-term care facilities remain closed to guests until further notice. Family members are asked to contact their specific long-term care facility if they have questions.