As part of the statewide effort to limit the community spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses, Floyd will adopt a No Visitors policy beginning at noon Tuesday, March 17.
While there will be some limited exceptions, no visitors will be allowed at Floyd Medical Center, Polk Medical Center or Cherokee Medical Center. The restrictions also apply to outpatient services such as Physical Therapy & Rehab, Wound Care, Imaging Services, Outpatient Diabetes as well as Floyd Primary Care and Floyd Urgent Care.
Some exceptions include:
Only one person per patient for Family Birth Center patients
Only one person per patient for children and minors
Nursing staff and the attending physician will work with families who have special circumstances, such as end-of-life/critically ill or injured family member, on a case-by-case basis.
One person per patient for those who need special assistance
Only those parents or visitors with a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit issued ID band
Only one person per patient
for inpatient/outpatient surgery with
issued ID band
Floyd’s billing offices on Second Avenue in Rome will be closed to the public until further notice. If you have a billing question or need assistance, call our customer service offices:
The State of Georgia has also set up a new COVID-19 hotline: 1-844-442-2681. Georgians with questions or concerns about COVID-19 may call this hotline.
The Governor’s Office is also asking residents not to show up unannounced at emergency rooms or other health care facilities across the state.