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Hendrick Health moves COVID-19 Community Safety Dial to Level 6: Emergency

Hendrick Health moves COVID-19 Community Safety Dial to Level 6: Emergency

Effective immediately, Hendrick Health’s COVID-19 Community Safety Dial is Level 6: Emergency. The dial level increase is in response to the rapid growth of active cases in the community and the number of positive hospitalized patients.

All visitation restrictions remain in place - one person per patient in a Hendrick facility and masks are required, regardless of vaccination status. Visitors must check-in at the screening/check-in stations, and no visitors under the age of 16 will be permitted. Exceptions may apply for pediatrics and end-of-life.

COVID-19 vaccines are the best form of defense against COVID-19 and its variants, and have been proven effective at preventing hospitalization and severe illness. For more information about the vaccine, visit As a reminder, if you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, it is important to get tested as soon as possible. Avoid others when possible and wear a mask at all times until you receive the test results.

Additional tips to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Always wear a mask in public, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Order groceries online and pick them up or have them delivered.
  • Continue supporting local businesses by purchasing gift cards and ordering meals for takeout or delivery.
  • Limit attendance at large gatherings. If you attend, maintain social distancing (six feet apart) and wear a mask.
  • Wash your hands and wipe down surfaces frequently.