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COVID-19

Still Performing Sacred Work

Your health and safety are always our main priority. As healthcare processes change and our community begins to adapt to a new normal, we want to let you know about the extra safety standards Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas is taking to make you and your family are as safe as possible. Our clinics are open, elective procedures are ready to be scheduled, and our emergency rooms continue to be a safe place to treat ALL emergencies. From serious conditions to aches and pains, geriatrics to pediatrics, we are here for you.

A number of protective measures for the health and safety of our patients, workforce and community have been implemented:

  • Designated entrance at front of facility only.
  • Temperature screenings for all who enter any Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas facilities
  • Masks required for all who enter Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas facilities, including staff and physicians
  • Pre-surgical testing capabilities for all inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures
  • Measures that ensure our workforce has an ample supply of personal protective equipment
  • Proper hand hygiene and other protective measures are enforced
  • Rigorous sterilization process for all facilities and equipment
  • Enforcement of social distancing protocols
  • Limited visitor policy to limit potential exposure