COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 and its variants continue to impact communities across our country and the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 12 years and older, with few exceptions, should be vaccinated to protect against the virus. Read the CDC's latest guidance.

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is NOT a community vaccination site. Please visit vaccinate.ok.gov for information on community vaccination sites.

Latest COVID-19 Information

The safety of our patients and staff has always been and remains our top priority. Since the beginning of the pandemic we have implemented extraordinary measures and additional protocols, including mandatory masking in our facilities, to help ensure a safe and clean environment for our patients, physicians, staff and community. We continue to actively monitor and respond to all recommendations made by the CDC and our local health agencies.

Thank you for entrusting your care to us. When you or your loved ones need services, know that we are here … safe, trusted and ready to deliver a superior healthcare experience.

Emergency Department – Do Not Delay in Seeking Critical Care

Our Emergency Department is staffed 24/7 to serve those with emergency medical conditions. Individuals experiencing serious injuries or medical symptoms such as chest pain, abdominal pain, numbness, difficulty breathing or mental confusion should call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department. It could save your life.

For your safety and privacy, all the rooms in the Emergency Department are private and patients are placed in the appropriate room based on symptoms. Rooms are cleaned regularly and we utilize UV light technology to disinfect.

Individuals Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

If you develop a fever or cough, have difficulty breathing or have had close contact with someone who has had a confirmed positive COVID-19 test result, please seek medical attention by calling your provider’s office or an Urgent Care Center.

If you need help deciding if you should seek medical care, access the CDC Coronavirus Self-Checker on the CDC COVID-19 Symptoms page by clicking on the Coronavirus Self-checker button at the top of the page.

Telehealth

For your convenience and safety, virtual visits via Telehealth technology are available to address many non-emergency health concerns. Virtual visits allow you to speak with a healthcare provider using a phone, tablet or computer from the comfort of your own home.

LIMITED VISITATION – Be an Advocate for Your Loved One’s Care

The following visitation guidelines are effective Monday, August 16, 2021:

  • Visiting hours are 7 am – 9 pm unless otherwise posted by the unit.
  • All visitors are required to wear a mask, are subject to screening and must be socially distanced at all times while in the hospital.
  • Two (2) adult visitors are permitted per adult patient and per pediatric patient.
  • No one under the age of 18 is allowed to visit patients.
  • Patients in the Emergency Department are allowed one (1) visitor in the patient room and the visitor may accompany the patient to their room if they are admitted.
  • Non-COVID positive patients may have a visitor spend the night in the patient room to assist with care.
  • COVID-19 positive patients will continue to have restricted visitation limited to compassionate care and end-of-life situations only.
  • A member of the clergy does not count as a visitor but cannot enter a COVID positive patient room unless it's a compassionate care/end-of-life situation.
  • Exceptions to these guidelines may be made for compassionate care/end of life, Family Birth Place or in other special circumstances.

Prevention

If you have not yet been vaccinated, the CDC recommends individuals follow these everyday preventive measures.

  • Wear a mask. If you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear a mask in indoor public places.
  • Stay six feet away from others.
  • Get vaccinated. Authorized COVID-19 vaccines can help protect you from COVID-19.
  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces.
  • Wash your hands often.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces.
  • Monitor your daily health and watch for symptoms.

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