COVID-19 Precautions

NOTICE: COVID-19 TEST RESULTS

To All Our Patients:

PMHD is receiving numerous calls for COVID-19 testing results, which impacts the Emergency Department and Health Centers patient care.  We take great care to ensure that your health information is kept private, and we want to provide your test results at the earliest opportunity.  You can obtain a copy of your COVID-19 test results by contacting our Medical Records Department as follows: 

Please fill out the Authorization for Use and Disclosure of Health Information, found at https://pmhd.org/medical-records/. Once you have completed the form, it can be mailed, emailed or faxed to the Medical Records Department via the email address, fax number or address below, Identification is required. If the authorization is signed by someone other than the patient, supporting identification and/or documents may be necessary.

Health Information Management

207 West Legion Road

Brawley, CA 92227 

medicalrecords@pmhd.org

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday – 08:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Phone: (760) 351- 3261 Fax: (760) 351- 3390 or (760) 351-3463

PLEASE NOTE: Medical Records cannot provide verbal results.

A Todos Nuestros Pacientes:

PMHD recibe varias llamadas para pruebas de COVID-19, lo cual impacta al Departamento de Emergencias y los Centros de Cuidado de atención al paciente. Tenemos mucho cuidado de garantizar que su información de salud se mantenga privada. Puede obtener una copia de los resultados de su prueba de COVID-19 comunicadonse con nuestro Departamento de Registros Médicos de la siguiente manera:

Por favor de llenar La Autorización Para Utilizar o Divulgar Información Médica que se encuentra en https://pmhd.org/medical-records/. Al completar la forma puede enviarla a Registros Médicos por correo, correo electrónico o por fax a la dirección o número indicado abajo. Su identificación es requerida. Si la autorización esta firmada por alguien que no sea el paciente, requerimos documentos adicionales.

Health Information Management

207 West Legion Road                            

Brawley, CA 92227

medicalrecords@pmhd.org

Horario: Lunes a Viernes – 08:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Teléfono: (760) 351- 3261 Fax: (760) 351- 3390 or (760) 351-3463

Atención: El Departamento de Registros Médicos no puede proporcionar resultados verbales.

COVID-19 Update from CEO, Larry Lewis – January 2022 (Click Here)

In an effort to comply with the State Public Health Officer Order, Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) will restrict visitation to all nursing care units (Medical Surgical, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Nursery, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room), until February 7, 2022. The visitor restrictions are intended to protect our patient’s health and limit exposure of the COVID-19 Virus (SARS-CoV-2).

Beginning January 10, 2022, PMHD will not allow visitors into the hospital except in following circumstances:

  1. Visitors who are visiting a patient in critical condition, when death may be imminent.
  2. In emergent situations:
    (a) Parent or guardian visitor of pediatric patients.
    (b) Support person for a labor and delivery patient.
    (c) Support person for a person with physical, intellectual, developmental disability, or cognitive                     impairment.
    (d) Person visiting for bonding visits including in-room stay with a newborn and hospitalized                             parent.
  3. A patient attending an outpatient appointment and person who accompanies a patient to an outpatient appointment in a support capacity is not a visitor in acute health care.

Alternative Methods of Patient Communication and Updates:

Nursing department support with video calls to hospitalized patients.
Patient Room phone can be dialed directly.
Family members can call the hospital operator at 760-351-3333, and request for call to be transferred to nursing unit for updates on patient condition.

Due to recent California Department of Public Health orders related to the Covid-19 pandemic, visitors to Pioneers Memorial Hospital will be asked to follow the limited and temporary public health requirements as established by the state. Please note that compassionate exceptions can be evaluated on a case-by-case basis for end-of-life, cancer care, special needs, disabled and pediatric patients.

Para cumplir con la Orden Pública Estatal de Salud Pública, Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) limitará las visitas a todas las áreas de unidad de cuidado de enfermería (Médico Quirúrgico, Pediatría, Obstetricia, Cuarto de Niños, Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Sala de Emergencia), hasta el 7 de Febrero del 2022. La intención de la restricción de visitas es cuidar la salud de nuestros pacientes y limitar la exposición al virus COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2).

A partir del 10 de Enero del 2022, PMHD no permitirá visitas al hospital excepto por las siguientes circunstancias:

1. Visitas a pacientes en estado crítico, cuando la muerte pueda ser inminente.

2. En situaciones de emergencia:

(a) Padre o tutor de pacientes de pediatría.

(b) Persona de apoyo para una paciente en trabajo de parto o que dará a luz.

(c) Persona de apoyo para una persona con impedimentos físicos, intelectuales, discapacidad de desarrollo o discapacidad cognitiva.

(d) Personas que visitan cómo vinculación afectiva que incluyen estancia en cuarto con un recién nacido y un padre hospitalizado.

3. Un paciente que tiene una cita ambulatoria y persona que acompaña a un paciente a una cita ambulatoria en una capacidad de apoyo no es un visitante de salud aguda.

Actualizaciones de Métodos Alternativos de Comunicación al Paciente:

Apoyo al departamento de enfermería con video llamadas a pacientes hospitalizados.

Es posible marcar directamente al teléfono que esta en el cuarto del paciente.

Miembros de la familia pueden llamar a la operadora del hospital al 760-351-3333 y pedir que se le transfiera a la unidad de enfermería para actualizaciones sobre la condición del paciente.

Debido a ordenes recientes de el Departamento de Salud Pública de California relacionadas con la pandemia del Covid-19, las visitas a Pioneers Memorial Hospital deberán seguir los requerimientos limitados y temporales de salud pública como está establecido por el estado. Tome en cuenta que excepciones compasivas pueden ser evaluadas depende de cada caso para fin-de-vida, cuidados de cáncer, necesidades especiales, discapacidad o pacientes pediátricos.

We understand that these restrictions will be difficult for our patients and their loved ones. We encourage family members to consider other ways to connect with their loved ones via phone, text, social media or video chats. Please contact the department for a video chat appointment with your loved one.

Entendemos que estas restricciones serán difíciles para los pacientes y sus seres queridos. Alentamos a los miembros de la familia a considerar otras formas de conectarse con sus seres queridos por teléfono, mensajes de texto, redes sociales o chats de video. Comuníquese con el departamento para programar una cita por video chat con su ser querido.

SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Crisis Care Guidelines info

As our nation battles Covid-19, California is experiencing an unprecedented and exponential surge in cases. Staffing and other resources have become strained. Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) seeks to continue to provide high-quality, safe patient care to the community. As such, PMHD has developed SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Crisis Care Guidelines to manage a medical surge event, which places the facility in crisis-care due to a sudden increase in patients and critical shortages of resources. You may read more on these efforts here.

 

COVID-19 Screening Tool

This recently developed tool can help us understand what to do next about COVID-19. Let’s all look out for one another by knowing our status, trying not to infect others, and reserving care for those in need. Stay home, stay healthy!

Requesting Medical Records

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are directing patients to request copies of the records by phone or mail.

Your written Authorization is required before we can fill a request. You can download, print, and complete the form below.

Authorization Form – English

Authorization Form – Spanish

Once you have completed the form, it can be emailed, mailed or faxed to the Medical Records Department via the address or fax number listed below.

Fax: (760) 351- 3390 or (760) 351-3463

Email: medicalrecords@pmhd.org

Identification is required. If the authorization is signed by someone other than the patient, supporting identification and/or documents may be necessary.

Requests are processed within 15 days of receipt.

What is the contact information? What are the hours of operation?

Health Information Management

207 West Legion Road

Brawley, CA 92227

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

Phone: (760) 351- 3261

Fax: (760) 351- 3390 or (760) 351-3463

Email: medicalrecords@pmhd.org

COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE : PMHD to Open Hotline
Click to Download the
Prevent the Spread of Germs
Presione Aquí para Descargar la
Prevención de la Propagación de Germenes
Click to Download the
Media Advisory Precautions

Rules for Clinics

COVID-19 Precautions

COVID-19 Update from CEO, Larry Lewis – January 2022 (Click Here)

In an effort to comply with the State Public Health Officer Order, Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) will restrict visitation to all nursing care units (Medical Surgical, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Nursery, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room), until February 7, 2022. The visitor restrictions are intended to protect our patient’s health and limit exposure of the COVID-19 Virus (SARS-CoV-2).

Beginning January 10, 2022, PMHD will not allow visitors into the hospital except in following circumstances:

  1. Visitors who are visiting a patient in critical condition, when death may be imminent.
  2. In emergent situations:
    (a) Parent or guardian visitor of pediatric patients.
    (b) Support person for a labor and delivery patient.
    (c) Support person for a person with physical, intellectual, developmental disability, or cognitive                     impairment.
    (d) Person visiting for bonding visits including in-room stay with a newborn and hospitalized                             parent.
  3. A patient attending an outpatient appointment and person who accompanies a patient to an outpatient appointment in a support capacity is not a visitor in acute health care.

Alternative Methods of Patient Communication and Updates:

Nursing department support with video calls to hospitalized patients.
Patient Room phone can be dialed directly.
Family members can call the hospital operator at 760-351-3333, and request for call to be transferred to nursing unit for updates on patient condition.

Due to recent California Department of Public Health orders related to the Covid-19 pandemic, visitors to Pioneers Memorial Hospital will be asked to follow the limited and temporary public health requirements as established by the state. Please note that compassionate exceptions can be evaluated on a case-by-case basis for end-of-life, cancer care, special needs, disabled and pediatric patients.

Para cumplir con la Orden Pública Estatal de Salud Pública, Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) limitará las visitas a todas las áreas de unidad de cuidado de enfermería (Médico Quirúrgico, Pediatría, Obstetricia, Cuarto de Niños, Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Sala de Emergencia), hasta el 7 de Febrero del 2022. La intención de la restricción de visitas es cuidar la salud de nuestros pacientes y limitar la exposición al virus COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2).

A partir del 10 de Enero del 2022, PMHD no permitirá visitas al hospital excepto por las siguientes circunstancias:

1. Visitas a pacientes en estado crítico, cuando la muerte pueda ser inminente.

2. En situaciones de emergencia:

(a) Padre o tutor de pacientes de pediatría.

(b) Persona de apoyo para una paciente en trabajo de parto o que dará a luz.

(c) Persona de apoyo para una persona con impedimentos físicos, intelectuales, discapacidad de desarrollo o discapacidad cognitiva.

(d) Personas que visitan cómo vinculación afectiva que incluyen estancia en cuarto con un recién nacido y un padre hospitalizado.

3. Un paciente que tiene una cita ambulatoria y persona que acompaña a un paciente a una cita ambulatoria en una capacidad de apoyo no es un visitante de salud aguda.

Actualizaciones de Métodos Alternativos de Comunicación al Paciente:

Apoyo al departamento de enfermería con video llamadas a pacientes hospitalizados.

Es posible marcar directamente al teléfono que esta en el cuarto del paciente.

Miembros de la familia pueden llamar a la operadora del hospital al 760-351-3333 y pedir que se le transfiera a la unidad de enfermería para actualizaciones sobre la condición del paciente.

Debido a ordenes recientes de el Departamento de Salud Pública de California relacionadas con la pandemia del Covid-19, las visitas a Pioneers Memorial Hospital deberán seguir los requerimientos limitados y temporales de salud pública como está establecido por el estado. Tome en cuenta que excepciones compasivas pueden ser evaluadas depende de cada caso para fin-de-vida, cuidados de cáncer, necesidades especiales, discapacidad o pacientes pediátricos.

We understand that these restrictions will be difficult for our patients and their loved ones. We encourage family members to consider other ways to connect with their loved ones via phone, text, social media or video chats. Please contact the department for a video chat appointment with your loved one.

Entendemos que estas restricciones serán difíciles para los pacientes y sus seres queridos. Alentamos a los miembros de la familia a considerar otras formas de conectarse con sus seres queridos por teléfono, mensajes de texto, redes sociales o chats de video. Comuníquese con el departamento para programar una cita por video chat con su ser querido.

SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Crisis Care Guidelines info

As our nation battles Covid-19, California is experiencing an unprecedented and exponential surge in cases. Staffing and other resources have become strained. Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) seeks to continue to provide high-quality, safe patient care to the community. As such, PMHD has developed SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Crisis Care Guidelines to manage a medical surge event, which places the facility in crisis-care due to a sudden increase in patients and critical shortages of resources. You may read more on these efforts here.

 

COVID-19 Screening Tool

  

This recently developed tool can help us understand what to do next about COVID-19. Let’s all look out for one another by knowing our status, trying not to infect others, and reserving care for those in need. Stay home, stay healthy!

Requesting Medical Records

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are directing patients to request copies of the records by phone or mail.

Your written Authorization is required before we can fill a request. You can download, print, and complete the form below.

Authorization Form – English

Authorization Form – Spanish

Once you have completed the form, it can be mailed or faxed to the Medical Records Department via the address or fax number listed below. Identification is required. If the authorization is signed by someone other than the patient, supporting identification and/or documents may be necessary.

Requests are processed within 15 days of receipt.

What is the contact information? What are the hours of operation?

Health Information Management

207 West Legion Road

Brawley, CA 92227

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

Phone: (760) 351- 3261

Fax: (760) 351- 3390 or (760) 351-3463

 

COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE : PMHD to Open Hotline
Click to Download the
Prevent the Spread of Germs
Presione Aquí para Descargar la
Prevención de la Propagación de Germenes
Click to Download the
Media Advisory Precautions

Rules for Clinics

Latest News from Imperial County Public Health CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19)

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Phone: (760) 351- 3261

Fax: (760) 351- 3390 or (760) 351-3463

Email: medicalrecords@pmhd.org

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207 W. Legion Road

Brawley CA 92227

Phone: (760) 351-3333

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Angela McElvany RN, BSN

Infection Control Practitioner

Phone: (760) 351-3526

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