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St. Alphonsus to temporarily restrict entrances

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Posted at 5:36 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 19:36:59-04

BOISE, Idaho — St. Alphonsus announced Tuesday they will be making changes to entrances at all St. Alphonsus hospital locations. Starting at 6 Wednesday morning, there will be a brief screening protocol for patients and visitors before they enter the hospital.

The changes will be effective at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in BOise and Saint Alphonsus Medical Centers in Nampa, Ontario and Baker City.

Emergency Departments will remain open 24/7, while main hospital entrances will be open during normal business hours. At these entrances, a brief screening for patients and visitors will be conducted prior to entering the hospital. Other hospital entrances will be locked and directional signage for visitors will be provided.