For the time being, Samaritan Hospital in Macon is not allowing most visitors. CEO Bern Orman says that decision was made Monday afternoon.

Any patients coming in for labs or x-rays are being screened at the door.

Anyone with a cough or fever is being screened at their car. Those people should first call 660-395-8607. Orman emphasizes these are precautionary measures, and there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Macon County.

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