COVID-19 update: Putnam Hospital visitation changes effective 11/16/2020

Posted: 11/13/2020

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in the Hudson Valley communities, Putnam Hospital is limiting visitation out of an abundance of caution and to safeguard our patients and staff.

Effective Monday, November 16, 2020, no visitors are permitted at Putnam Hospital unless extenuating circumstances apply. Please review the full visitation policy at:

“It is important that we work together to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 throughout our communities,” said Dr. Mark Hirko, president of Putnam Hospital. “Please continue to wear a mask in public, limit group gatherings, wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re not feeling well.”

Please also get tested if you think you have symptoms of COVID-19. For more information about COVID-19 testing at Nuvance Health’s primary care practices and outpatient locations, please visit:

Information about COVID-19 testing throughout New York can be found here:

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