Maui Health Expanding Assessment Procedures and Visitation Policies at All Three Hospitals

March 16, 2020, 4:43 PM HST · Updated March 16, 4:43 PM
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Maui Health has announced new procedures now in place at the health system’s three hospitals:

Maui Memorial Medical Center: A “rapid assessment” area has been set up at the Emergency Department (ED) entrance as an extension of the current triage tent area and to help with patient flow.  Hospital visitation is now limited to one (1) visitor per patient and no children under the age of 14.

Kula Hospital: No visitors are allowed except for compassionate care cases. The ED has a triage area to assess patients prior to entry.

Lānaʻi Community Hospital: No visitors are allowed except for compassionate care cases. The ED has a triage area to assess patients prior to entry.

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Additionally, all community classes and support groups have been cancelled until further notice.

“With the quickly evolving situation we are working closely with federal, state, and local health officials to stay informed and respond appropriately to COVID-19 and influenza scenarios. We have all necessary precautions in place and our employees and physicians are ready and equipped to safely care for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and influenza cases,” said Mike Rembis, CEO, Maui Health.

For more information and updates, please visit our website at mauihealth.org.

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