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Adventist Health Mendocino County hospitals to reopen to visitors


March 13, 2021 (Mendocino County) – As Mendocino County continues to see a decline in COVID-19 cases,Adventist Health is pleased to once again allow visitors into its Ukiah Valley, Howard Memorial and Mendocino Coast hospitals beginning at 8 a.m. on March 13, in alignment with state and local health guidelines under the Red Tier.

Each patient may now have one visitor at a time in the hospitals. “Having family support is so important to the healing process, and we’re grateful for the community support that made this possible,” said Judson Howe, president of Adventist Health services in Mendocino County.

All visitors will be screened for symptoms upon entry and asked to wear a mask for the entirety of their visitation period. “We thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we care for our community and protect our patients and team members,” Howe said.

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Adventist Health hospitals and services in Mendocino County are part of a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii as well as others across the U.S. through its Blue Zones company, a pioneer in taking a systemic and environmental approach to improving the health of entire cities and communities. Through this work, Adventist Health is leading a 21st century well-being transformation movement. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, its innovative Adventist Health Hospital@Home program that provides virtual in-patient care at home, home care agencies, hospice agencies and joint-venture retirement centers in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes associates, medical staff physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Together, we are transforming the American healthcare experience with an innovative, yet timeless, whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being.