The staff of Neosho Memorial staff sincerely appreciates the support and understanding of the communities we serve during the COVID-19 outbreak. Following state and federal guidance, NMRMC has a structured Resumption of Services strategy. The following are just a few reopening dates at Neosho Memorial in Chanute. Our priority has always been to provide the safest patient care environment for the families we serve. This list follows the Governor’s reopening framework and is not inclusive of all details. We encourage patients to call their provider or hospital department with specific questions.
No sooner than May 11, 2020
Registration entrance (west side of the building) reopens for all patients, weekdays 6 am – 5 pm.
Preventive screenings, procedures & elective surgeries resume with appointments spaced as needed to encourage social distancing and other safety measures.
NMRMC Clinics resume all routine and in-office visits as well as continue telemedicine visits and curbside services.
Visiting Specialty Clinics will begin resuming some clinics.
Infusion Services return to the Observation unit.
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation resumes services with reduced volumes to maintain social distancing.
No sooner than May 18
Visiting Specialty Clinics begin routine clinic days.
Fitness Center reopens following state guidelines.
No sooner than June 1
Patient Financial Services resumes normal operations, including in person services.
All public entrances reopen.
Employee check-in moves to ED entrance.
No sooner than June 15
Café opens to the public.
Inpatient visitor restrictions lifted.
Care Car service returns to normal operations.
Screening and Safety Measures Continue
All patient and visitors are screened for travel, symptom review, and temperature upon entry of NMRMC buildings. Visitors may be refused entry if they fail their screen.
Staff members are screened with temperature checks upon entry including travel, symptom and temperature checks.
Staff members wear face coverings in all clinical and public spaces.
All patients and visitors must wear face coverings.
Visitors are encouraged to bring their own cloth face coverings.
For some appointments, visitors may be asked to wait in their car to maintain social distancing.