Dryden Regional Health Center Reacts to Rising COVID-19 and Flu Cases with Mask Mandate In a decisive response to the escalating cases of COVID-19, flu, and other respiratory illnesses, the Dryden Regional Health Center has reinstated its mask mandate. This proactive measure aims to curb the spread of infections within the facility, safeguarding both the health of patients and healthcare workers.
Mandatory Mask Policy for Staff, Physicians, and Patients Effective immediately, all staff and physicians at the Dryden Regional Health Center are required to wear masks at all times within the hospital premises. This policy extends to patients as well, who are now obliged to wear face masks provided by the hospital in all common areas. The implementation of this policy is a critical step in enhancing safety protocols and preventing the transmission of respiratory illnesses.
Expanded Mask Requirement to Visitors and Contractors In addition to the staff and patients, visitors, contractors, and volunteers are also being required to adhere to the mask mandate. By extending this requirement to everyone within the facility, the Dryden Regional Health Center is taking a comprehensive approach to health and safety, minimizing the risk of spreading infections.
Strengthening Prevention Measures Against COVID-19 The reintroduction of the mask mandate is part of a broader strategy to fortify defenses against COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses. The Dryden Regional Health Center continues to prioritize the well-being of the community by adapting its protocols in line with current health trends and recommendations.