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Health Center encourages ‘virtual visits’

While in-person visits with hospital patients are limited at Boone County Health Center, visitors are encouraged to think of virtual ways to connect with patients.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has made face-to-face contact harder, but technology is a valuable tool we can use to give our patients a chance to see and talk to their loved ones digitally,” said CEO and President Tanya Sharp. “We will do whatever we can to offer equipment and help to make it possible for patients to connect.”
For the safety of patients and staff, only immediate family such as spouses, parents and children are allowed to visit patients at Boone County Health Center, and all visitors are strictly screened.
Read more in the April 1 Albion News print and e-editions.