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Virginia Mason Memorial – Yakima Hospitals

COVID-19 Evaluation Clinic: Our Creekside HealthyNow location is now a COVID-19 evaluation clinic. If you have cough and fever, please schedule your visit at our Creekside Location. Please list your symptoms in the reason for visit so our team is better prepared to assist you.

This location completes an evaluation to determine if you’re a candidate for COVID testing. Learn more »

COVID-19 Virginia Mason Memorial Press Conference March 21

Hospital Visitor Restrictions

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Elective surgeries: Based on directives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Virginia Mason Memorial is postponing elective surgeries and procedures.

Visitors to the Family Birthplace: In another protective measure, the hospital is also further limiting visitors to the Family Birth Place. Women in labor may have two visitors until the baby arrives. After the birth there may be only one visitor.

Hospital Lab Services: All out-patient lab services – including newborn screens

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Mersey Community Hospital | Hospitals

Mersey Community Hospital
Torquay Road
Latrobe 7307

Phone: 6478 5500
Mail: PO Box 21, Latrobe 7307
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Serving the community since 1889

The Mersey Community Hospital has 95 beds and offers general and specialist health services to the region.

In 2017/18 the Mersey dealt with 28,464 presentations to emergency, 10,735 inpatient admissions, 31,102 outpatient visits and conducted 5,025 operations.

The Mersey is fully accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards. We have a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program and have close ties with the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School and with TAFE Tasmania.

We have a dedicated team of more than 610 staff committed to providing quality healthcare services to our community.

The Mersey is an integral part of the Tasmanian Health Service and we work closely with other hospitals and primary health services to meet the needs of patients

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