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Piedmont Newton Sheds Light on Safety Measures

Hospital's CMO, CEO discuss response to COVID-19 pandemic and recovery efforts

Covington, Ga. (June 3, 2020) -- Piedmont Newton Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer, Norris Little, M.D. and Chief Executive Officer, David Kent, recently sat down with the Covington News to discuss the hospital’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the safety measures they have implemented to ensure patients are safe as they come to the hospital for care.

These measures include:

  • Screening all patients, visitors, employees and doctors for fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, severe headache, sore throat or loss of smell or taste.
  • All employees, patients and visitors are required to wear masks throughout the facility when social distancing is not possible.
  • Enhanced sanitation throughout the facility and an increased focus on hand hygiene.
  • Implemented social distancing in public areas to decrease the spread of germs.

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