For the Media — Month: March 2020


Mission Health Stands Up Triage Tents at Local Hospitals to Prepare for COVID-19

Tents Next Step in Emergency Planning Protocols ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 31, 2020) – Mission Health announced today the organization would be moving forward with standing up tents at its hospitals in the coming days to create additional capacity for triaging patients outside of emergency departments, should it become necessary as the COVID-19 outbreak evolves. “All Mission […]

read more

Mission Health suspends visitation to all facilities

ASHEVILLE – March 21, 2020 As always Mission Health is working continually to help ensure we remain a safe place to work and provide care. To protect our patients and staff, at 7 p.m. tonight Mission Health will be elevating our visitor restrictions to Level 3, and will no longer allow visitors to any facilities […]

read more

Mission Hospital to Suspend Non-Essential Surgeries and Procedures Effective Monday, March 23, 2020

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 21, 2020) – Today, Mission Hospital announced the suspension of all non-essential surgery and procedures effective Monday, March 23, in response to new CMS Guidelines issued as a result of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. “Mission Hospital has well-established protocols in place to care for patients with infectious diseases, and we have been […]

read more

Mission Health Activates Additional Visitor Precautions

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 17, 2020) – As always Mission Health is working continually to help ensure we remain a safe place to work and provide care. At this time, we currently have no confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) at any Mission Health facility. To protect our patients and staff, Mission Health has been screening all patients […]

read more