CPH Health Screening and Visitor Restrictions
Heath Screening and Visitor Entry Restrictions (Updated April 15, 2020)
Health and visitor screening stations are located at the Main Entrance (7:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.), the River Tower Entrance FRONT ONLY (7:00a.m. to 5:30p.m.), and the Emergency Department Entrance (24 Hours) to the hospital. The entrance closest to the HR Department (near middle of the hospital in front) will be locked to badge access only. The rear River Tower entrance will be permanently closed to the public until further notice. For Central Peninsula Hospital, this means no visitors will be allowed with the exception of:
• One (1) adult visitor, 18 years or older, per pediatric patient
• One (1) adult visitor, 18 years or older, per patient in Labor & Delivery/Mother-Baby unit
• One (1) adult visitor, 18 years or older, per patient who is living with a mental disability
• Case by case basis per patient who is in “end of life” status
Heritage Place has not allowed visitors per CDC recommendation since March 12, 2020.
Access for people without a badge will only be available at the hospital main entrance, emergency department, or River Tower Front Entrance during open hours listed above. Screening checks for patients and visitors will be required prior to entry. Everyone entering our facilities will be required to wear a cloth face covering. If you have one, wear it or one will be provided for you at the entrance. Central Peninsula Hospital understands how difficult this may be for friends and family of those who are at the hospital. These are unprecedented times and it is important for all of us to help stop the spread of this virus. In addition, it is extremely important for all of us to keep our frontline healthcare staff protected so they remain healthy for when the situation worsens. They are at work and here for you if you need them. Please contact Central Peninsula Hospital prior to arrival for more information about visitor restrictions at (907) 714-4404.
We are now prepared to accept homemade masks - Click on the mask for details!!
On this webpage, you will find information and guidance from several different expert agencies regarding the current outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), how to protect yourself and your loved ones and what to do if you become ill. There are many places to find information, we have aggregated some of the links to make it a bit easier. All of the links below will cause you to leave the cpgh.org website. We are also compiling helpful informational videos here.
Use home quarantine or home isolation:
If you are experiencing COUGH, SHORTNESS OF BREATH and/or a FEVER, call your primary care provider, public health or the emergency department before coming into the doctor's office or emergency department. Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your provider and the hospital to prepare for your arrival, protect you, and help prevent the spread of viruses and other infections. Check your symptons here
|Kenai Public Health||(907) 335-3400|
|Central Peninsula Family Practice (Kenai & Soldotna)||(907) 714-4111|
|Central Peninsula Internal Medicine Associates||(907) 262-8597|
|Central Peninsula Hospital Emergency Department||(907) 714-4444|
You can protect yourself from COVID-19 infection the same ways you protect against the common cold or seasonal flu.
Washing your hands is easy, and it's one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from person to person and throughout the community. Follow these five steps every time:
COVID-19 is believed to spread in similar ways as the common cold, such as when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Symptoms include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. Contact your primary care provider for guidance to protect yourself and others if you become ill. The CDC has the most current information about the virus, including everything you need to know about how the virus spreads, how it’s treated, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you get sick. Stay on top of the latest by visiting the CDC website, which is being updated frequently.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Links:
State of Alaska DHSS Links:
World Health Organization Links:
Johns Hopkins University Global Mapping of COVID-19 Cases
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