North Dakota State Hospital limits visitors due to increase in COVID-19 cases

LuWanna Lawrence
Devils Lake Daily Journal

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown announced visitor restrictions today to protect the health and well-being of patients and staff. No visitors are currently allowed on campus.  

The hospital will assess the risk to patients and staff for COVID-19 transmission and evaluate visitation policies on an ongoing basis.

Items for patients can be dropped off at the main entrance of the LaHaug building. Patients can continue to communicate with friends and family by phone, online or through special arrangements in specific situations.

The hospital is following health and safety recommendations, conducting on-site temperature checks and health screenings and holding regularly scheduled COVID-19 testing events for all patients and team members. Masks remain required on campus.