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Cuyuna Regional Medical Center adds visitor restrictions

No visitors allowed in most circumstances

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Because the Crow Wing County COVID positivity rate is 12.4 percent, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center is now restricting visitors and limiting access to its facilities for at least two weeks to protect its patients, residents, and staff.

No visitors are being allowed in the clinics, surgery, obstetrics, emergency room, or hospital. The only exception is for instances of compassionate care and those must be arranged. CRMC continues to allow one support individual/guardian for minors, people who require extensive mobility support, and those needing support due to memory loss or impaired decision making. Patients meeting one of these exceptions, please communicate this at the time of scheduling. Everyone entering a facility will be required to wear a mask.

Please visit www.cuyunamed.org or https://www.facebook.com/crosbycares/ for updates.

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at nancy.vogt@pineandlakes.com or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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