MORRISTOWN, NJ – Emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, and officials say reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient experience so prospective patients should not delay treatment.
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“It’s critical the patients with urgent medical issues continue to come to the ED for care.
We have created processes and configured our facility to maximize the safety and
effective delivery of care for all of our patients,” said Dan Wiener, MD, Chair, Department
of Emergency Medicine at Morristown Medical Center.
All care is delivered with strict rules around social distancing, universal mask wearing,
rigorously enforced hand hygiene and advanced cleaning practices for the entire facility, officials said.
All patients will be triaged at the point of