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LTC visitation no longer limited

RSV outbreak that caused brief shutdown now considered contained

Despite a few local COVID-19 infections leading to stays at Crook County Memorial Hospital over recent days, visitation is still open for hospital inpatients at this time – and is no longer limited for visits to the long-term care unit. However, Lyons notes that visitation did have to shut down temporarily last week due to an outbreak of RSV, a common respiratory virus.

As of the beginning of this week, the outbreak is considered contained.

“We have had no further cases and are opening up to full visitation in the LTC,” says Micki Lyons, CEO for Crook County Medical Services District...