Alerts for the Monmouth, Illinois Area
OSF HealthCare Limiting and Screening Visitors
To protect the health and safety of patients, visitors, and Mission Partners (employees), OSF HealthCare facilities in Kewanee and Monmouth will implement a strict no visitor policy effective April 1, 2020, with a few exceptions:
- One visitor will be allowed for pediatric patients
- Exceptions will be made for end-of-life situations
All people entering the hospital will be screened for signs of respiratory illness.
Walk-in appointments (non-scheduled) after 4 p.m. on weekdays or after 11 a.m. on Saturdays at OSF Saint Luke Rural Health Clinic will not be available, so please plan accordingly.
“Quality and safety is our number one priority,” says Jackie Kernan, president of OSF Holy Family and OSF Saint Luke. “These safety measures are aligned with our Mission and CDC recommendations, and we thank our communities for their understanding.”
If you have questions about coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the OSF HealthCare website.
Closings & Cancellations - Monmouth Area
The following OSF HealthCare offices and activities have been cancelled or postponed:
In order to safeguard the health of our Mission Partners and community, patients and visitors to OSF Holy Family Medical Center are being asked to comply with wellness screening practices in order to enter the building. To streamline patient flow at our facility and enforce the flu masking restrictions currently in place, we are limiting the number of public entrances to our hospital. Visitors approaching the Outpatient/Visitors entrance as well the Main Entrance will be redirected to the Emergency Department Entrance for screening. Rehab-Specialty Clinic Entrance and OSFMG Entrance remain open.
For the safety of our patients we have cancelled screening mammography appointments for at least the next two weeks. This includes our walk-in Wednesday and Saturday appointments and walk ins. We ARE doing diagnostic mammography with an appointment. If a patient has a breast symptom he/she should contact the provider for further instructions and an order.
Wellness/Phase 3 program at OSF Holy Family is being closed to the public until further notice.
Masses in the OSF Holy Family Chapel have been suspended.
All bone density screening appointments have been postponed until further notice.
Volunteer Services have been suspended.
The Gift Shop has been closed until further notice.
A1C Screening at Save-A-Lot, Monmouth - cancelled
A Matter of Balance Classes - all remaining sessions cancelled
A1C Screening at Costello Terrace, Monmouth - cancelled
Diabetes Support Group - cancelled
Healthy Workplace Event - postponed
Be WELL Meeting - cancelled
Nutrition Poster Contest Awards - cancelled
Be WELL Meeting - cancelled
Healthy Kids U Open House - cancelled
April 9 - May 21
Healthy Kids U - postponed to fall 2020