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COVID-19 messages from Aspirus Medford Hospital and Clinics

As Wisconsin works on safely reopening, Aspirus Medford Hospital and Clinics have four important public messages:

Face Mask Donations Needed

As regular appointments and elective procedures resume, the number of face masks being used has increased. Community members are encouraged to continue sewing and donating face masks to Aspirus. Donations can be dropped off with screening staff at Door 23 near the Aspirus Medford Hospital loading docks.

Aspirus is following the CDC’s latest recommendation of expanding the use of face masks to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 from individuals who do not have symptoms (asymptomatic) or are not yet exhibiting symptoms (pre-symptomatic). Everyone who enters Aspirus facilities is screened for symptoms of COVID-19 and is required to wear a facemask during their visit.

Modified Valet Services

Since 2011 Aspirus Medford Hospital has offered complimentary valet services to assist patients and visitors. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, Aspirus valet staff are no longer parking vehicles on behalf of patients. Valet staff continue to be available at the main entrance to assist patients from outside their vehicle to the COVID-19 screening station in lobby. Aspirus thanks the community for understanding this slight change in valet services as patient and staff safety is top priority.

Aspirus Medford Clinic is open for regular appointments. Call 715-748-2121 with any questions or to schedule your appointment.

Fitness Center Reopens

The Aspirus Medford Therapy & Fitness Center opened to members on Monday, June 15. The center is taking a phased approach for the safety of members, physical therapy patients and staff. Fitness center hours during phase one will be Monday through Friday 5 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 – 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. This schedule will allow staff to frequently clean equipment and common areas. Locker rooms, towel service and in-person classes are currently not available, but virtual fitness classes continue to be available through Zoom.

Fitness center members will not be charged for their membership June 15 – June 30. Membership pricing in July will reflect the limited hours. Membership inquires can be directed to AspirusTherapyFitness@aspirus. org or 715-748-8112.

Physical therapy services continue to be available with enhanced distancing and cleaning guidelines. If you have an illness or injury that you believe could benefit from therapy, ask your doctor for a referral to Aspirus Therapy & Fitness Medford or call 715-748-8112.

COVID-19 Testing Available

Aspirus is ready and prepared to test for COVID-19. If you have been exposed or are experiencing a fever, cough or shortness of breath please call the Aspirus COVID-19 Call Center and Aspirus staff will assist you with scheduling an appointment. Appointments are required to receive the COVID-19 test.

COVID-19 Call Center: 1-844-568-0701 Hours: Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.