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69
Positive
981
Negative
1483
Pending
2533
Total Tests

* Updated: March 26, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Please note that these numbers are a combination of Forrest Health and Hattiesburg Clinic and reflect inpatients and outpatients.

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Forrest Health Update:
Highland Community Hospital, Marion General Hospital, Jefferson Davis Community Hospital, Walthall General Hospital, and Pearl River County Hospital & Nursing Home

Updated: March 17, 2020; 8:30 AM 

Restricted Access and Visitation

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 6 a.m., the following hospitals will implement a restricted access and visitation policy: Highland Community Hospital, Marion General Hospital, Jefferson Davis Community Hospital, Walthall General Hospital, and Pearl River County Hospital & Nursing Home. Forrest General Hospital’s entrance policy, announced in the March 16, 2020; 4:30 PM update, remains in effect.

  • No visitors allowed in Med/Surg, ICU, or Swing Bed areas.
    • All facilities have processes in order for designated patient representative/POA to obtain updated information concerning the care of their family member. Forrest Health has a form available in the FH Online Forms Repository, Form #880094, to be used for creating a code that families can utilize to receive information.
  • Emergency Services and Outpatient Services, including the clinics located within our hospital setting, will adhere to a no-visitor policy. The below exceptions allow one visitor per patient:
    • Minors under the age of 18.
    • Elderly or dementia patients with caregiver.
    • End-of-life situations
  • Labor & Delivery, and Surgery, will allow one visitor per patient.

NOTE: Per EMTALA, any patient with an emergency should be directed to the Emergency Department.

For Forrest General Hospital’s entrance policy, see the March 16, 2020; 4:30 PM update.

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Temporary Visitation Policies

Information regarding updated visitation policies at Forrest Health facilities.

Spanish Language Informational Video

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We have collaborated with Iglesia Vida and Pastor David Martinez to produce a Spanish language informational video, thanks to Dr. Eduardo Soto.

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