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Local hospital no longer allowing visitors

 

Last updated 12/10/2020 at 8:29am



RITZVILLE – East Adams Rural Healthcare enacted a “No Visitors Policy,” effective for the immediate future.

“This may change at some point, but we are unsure when that will happen,” Corey Fedie, CEO said.

Fedie said the decision was not made lightly, but in accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s new mandates which include recommendations on not having visitors in any long term care settings.

“We do have a long term care facility within EARH, and the potential detrimental effect an outbreak would have on the safety and health of those residents is not one we are willing to tak...



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