Safety measures during COVID
Keeping you safe when you're here
COVID-19 has changed the way we work, but it hasn't changed our commitment to your health and well-being. We have every precaution to keep you and your family safe if you need to come to our hospitals and clinics.
Bring and wear your own cloth face covering when you visit any Gundersen location. The CDC has more information on how to make your own face covering at home.
Everyone entering a Gundersen facility will be asked if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, had a recent positive diagnosis or have recently been in contact with a known exposure. Reducing the spread of the virus helps safeguard everyone's health.
You will notice our efforts to help you maintain social distancing. Look for markers on the floor that designate a 6-foot distance between you and patients. We will also implement mobile waiting rooms.
You can check in for your appointment on your device up to 7 days before your appointment. By using MyChart eCheck-in, you can complete information before you even get to the check-in desk.
Clean locations are always a priority for your experience, but we've increased routine cleaning in every area you will visit.
As part of our planning for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases, a secure unit in our La Crosse Hospital is available to care for patients, with their and our care team's safety in mind. This includes safely transporting patients to and from the unit.
We know how important family is for the healing process. However, to protect our patients, staff and community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our visitor policy. There will still be exceptions for end-of-life, interpreter/communication needs, surgery, Labor and Delivery, emergency room and pediatric patients. See our latest visitor guidelines.