In accordance with Arkansas Act 134, all White River Health System owned and leased properties are smoke free. Tobacco use of any kind, including chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, is not allowed in buildings or on the grounds for the health and safety of our patients and visitors. Thank you for your cooperation.
Due to the reports of two confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Independence County, White River Health System is amending visitor guidelines.
Effective immediately, visitors will not be allowed at White River Medical Center (WRMC) and Stone County Medical Center (SCMC). Patients with the following special circumstances will be allowed one visitor: 1. Critically ill patients; 2. Patients receiving end of life care; 3. Mothers in active labor; and 4. Pediatric patients.
Beginning at 7PM, March 19, the WRMC East Entrance will close. Patients are asked to use the Emergency (West) Entrance.
We understand the challenge this creates for our patients and their loved ones. We are taking these measures for the protection of our patients and employees based on guidance from the Arkansas Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control. Thank you for your cooperation.
In order to protect the health and well-being of our patients, caregivers, and visitors please follow the isolation precaution instructions posted outside patient rooms.