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Mercy Medical Center – we’re open for caring

Yes, we are open, and yes, you can come in and receive the care and treatment that you need!

Throughout the past two months, many have stayed home in order to comply with the Oregon Governor’s executive order and to limit exposure of themselves or others to COVID-19.

Luckily, there have not been a significant number of cases in Douglas County, and of those only two patients had to be hospitalized.  As an extra safeguard, Mercy has taken steps to ensure that there is a separate COVID-19 unit that is fully equipped for patient, in a self-contained area of the hospital.

Extensive safety and sanitation protocols are being followed to ensure patient protection at all times. New safety measures are now in place as well, with anyone entering the facility being screened, testing for patients prior to surgery.  Patients who had their surgery canceled or need services from the Heart Shaw and Vascular Center and New Strides Joint Center are encouraged to contact your doctor or health provider.  Imaging procedures, including MRis, CTs, and X-rays, and screenings are now available for scheduling.

“Anyone who needs care should come in,” said Kathleen Nickel, communications director at CHI Mercy Health Mercy Medical Center. “The hospital is here for all patients and we want our community to know that we are open and safe to care for them.”

If you are ill, injured or otherwise require medical care, it is important to seek immediate assistance. Delaying treatment can often lead to serious complications.

For over 100 years, Mercy Medical Center has been dedicated to serving the citizens of Douglas County, Oregon. The hospital and its neighboring facilities are equipped with highly skilled health care providers, 171 licensed beds, and top-of-the-line technology and equipment. Visit Mercy Medical Center for world-class treatment and preventative services, delivered with respect and compassion. We are here for you.