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Windom Area Health COVID-19 Operations Updates:

Updated 11/19/2020 at 3:51pm

COVID-19 Testing:

No drive up or walk in testing available.  Testing done in ER per physician discretion with ER visit.


To find local testing locations, CLICK HERE to go the MN State Database.

The State of Minnesota and Vault Medical Services have teamed up to offer at-home COVID-19 saliva testing for everyone, with or without symptoms, at no cost. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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Use the Main Hospital Entrance to access the hospital.


Rehab/Wellness Entrance is now open for Wellness Center Members, Rehabilitation (PT, OT, Speech), Wound Care, and Cardiac Rehabilitation patients.


All other patients and visitors, please continue to use the Main Hospital Entrance.

There are screening stations that all patients/visitors who come into WAH will have to complete to ensure staff, patient, and visitor safety.  Please allow time for screening prior to your appointment. Please bring your own mask, if available.

NOTE: The ER Entrance is still open for those who are sick or injured that need to visit the ER. 

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Patient/Visitor Limits Updated


No Visitors Allowed for Outpatient appointments until further notice.

ER Patients are allowed to have one adult visitor in good health. Visitors will need to stay in the room. The provider/nurse has the discretion to limit visitors based on ER volume and patient necessity.

Inpatients are allowed to have one visitor at a time that is an adult family member/caregiver in good health. Visitors may switch to another family member one time per day. Visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.

OB patients are allowed to have one support person over the age of 18 and in good health.

Patients who are at end of life may have one visitor over the age of 18 and in good health. Restricted to immediate family only.

Pediatric patients and those with special needs are allowed one parent or caregiver in good health. This applies to inpatient, outpatient, and ER.

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Visiting Hours

Monday through Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday:  8:00 a.m. – Noon

*Note for those visitors who are within the exceptions:  If the Main Entrance Doors are locked, please use the ER Entrance.
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Cafeteria Closed to Public

Employees Only Until Further Notice.

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Wellness Center Temporarily Closed

In accordance with the latest executive order, the Wellness Center is temporarily closed.

Click Here to go to the Wellness Center Page to keep up to date and learn about equipment rental.

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Billing Inquiries and Payments

We are no longer accepting inquiries or payments in person.  To discuss any billing concerns, please call 831-0616.

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Please Keep All Appointments

Windom Area Health services are still operating as normal, and we encourage patients to keep their appointments, including:

  • Wound & Hyperbaric Healing Center

  • Outreach Clinics

  • Rehabilitation (Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy)

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Inpatient/Swing Bed

  • Infusions/Chemotherapy

  • Lab

  • Diagnostic Imaging

  • Surgery & Pain Management (Some Limitations In Place)

Patients can call 507-831-2400 to check on their appointment if they wish.

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Click the image below to view Minnesota and World Health Updates in response to COVID-19.

COVID-19 UPDATES 11/18: The State of MN Is Providing At-Home COVID-19 Testing For All Minnesotans At No Cost.Learn More
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