CoxHealth is instituting a higher level of visitor restriction due to COVID-19.

Effective Tuesday, March 17, these changes include a simple screening process. Visitors will be asked to enter at designated locations where a fever and symptom check will occur.

All Emergency Departments and Urgent Cares will remain open.

Below are the entrances that CoxHealth is directing visitors toward:

·         Cox South: North Entrance, West Tower Entrance, East ground floor entrance

·         Meyer Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Hospital: East Entrance, West Entrance

·         Cox North: FMCC Entrance, Northwest Entrance

·         Cox Branson: Main Entrance, Outpatient Lobby (east and west), Cancer Center

·         Cox Monett: North Entrance

·         Cox Barton County: ED Entrance

These measures are in addition to restrictions announced this past weekend, which include:

·         Only one visitor per patient per day.

·         No visitor will be allowed to visit patients with suspected COVID-19.

·         No one under the age of 18, with the exception of those seeking medical care, will be permitted into CoxHealth facilities. This age restriction includes all CoxHealth hospitals and clinics.