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Seeing your doctor is safe. Ignoring your health isn’t.

We want to reassure you that our top priority is safety and protecting our patients and associates. All of our clinics are observing strict protocols to keep you safe to help prevent the spread of COVID–19. We currently have vaccination appointments available for ANYONE in Phases 1-5, including children ages 12 – 15. Click link below for how to schedule.

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COVID-19 Information

  • At all Olathe Health locations, we continue to be prepared and ready to care for all patients, including those with COVID-19. In order to mitigate the spread of disease and protect our patients and staff, we have implemented several changes to our normal business operations. Please read below for more information.

    Screening patients at our hospitals and clinics.

    Masking required in all locations and appropriate PPE for all patient care areas.

    Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of all objects and surfaces.

    Maintaining social distancing in all areas staying 6 ft. apart.

  • The vaccine provides hope for this unprecedented pandemic and is an important next step in helping to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We understand there are many questions about the safety and efficacy of it. Click here to learn more.

  • VISITOR POLICY – TWO VISITORS PER PATIENT: EFFECTIVE 04.01.21
    To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, Olathe Health has visitor restrictions at our hospital and clinic locations.

    • Only two visitors per patient, per day. Visitors must be screened at the door and wear a designated sticker each day.
    • For the safety of our patients and associates, please DO NOT visit if you have a fever, cough or illness.
    • Children are not allowed to visit.
    • Visitors are allowed to use waiting rooms and the cafeteria. Masks and social distancing are required.
    • The Birth Place allows one support person and two visitors for delivering moms and NICU babies.
    • No visitors are allowed for COVID+ or PUI patients.
    • Some areas may have additional restrictions.

    Please note exceptions do not include children under the age of 16. In addition, any individual granted an exception who answers yes to any screening questions below will not be allowed in our facilities. The screening questions are:

    • Do you have, or have you had in the last 10 days, any of the following symptoms?
      • Sore throat
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • Chills
      • Muscle or joint pain
      • Diarrhea
      • Cough
      • Fever greater than 100.4° F
      • Unusual fatigue
      • Headache
      • New loss of taste or smell
    • Have you had close contact with someone who has or may have COVID-19 in the last 14 days, or have you been advised to self-quarantine?
    • Have you been in any high-risk situations in the last 14 days such as, on a cruise ship, travel to restricted areas, attended a mass gathering of over 500 people?
  • In an effort to help reduce the spread of respiratory illness, we are limiting certain classes, events and support groups until further notice. If you are registered for an upcoming class that is affected, we will contact you with more information. If you have any questions, please contact one of the following offices:

    • For Birth and parenting classes, call 913-791-4312, option 2.
    • For education classes, please call 913-791-4312.
    • For community fairs/events, please call 913-791-4396.

    We are sorry for the inconvenience.

  • We are still allowing patients to come in for their scheduled doctor’s appointment. All patients
    will be screened prior to their appointment, either over the phone or at the clinic. If you do have
    respiratory symptoms or suspect you may have COVID-19, please call your provider’s office before
    coming to the clinic.

    We are also offering virtual visits, by telephone or video. You can learn more about our telehealth
    visits by calling your provider’s office or visiting olathehealth.org/telehealth.

     

  • Our process is underway for resuming elective and non-urgent outpatient procedures and diagnostic
    testing. Your provider is aware of our phased plans to ensure the safety of our patients, associates
    and providers. If you were scheduled for any procedure or testing that was postponed due to the
    COVID-19 pandemic, our scheduling teams will be contacting you for rescheduling. Do not hesitate to
    contact your provider’s office with any questions.

  • Valet service has been temporarily suspended. If
    you need wheelchair assistance, please call 913-324-8558, and someone will assist you.
  • Olathe Health is humbled by the outpouring of support and generosity from our community to encourage our staff and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an abundance of caution as COVID-19 spreads, and to help boost staff morale, Olathe Health is now accepting donations of meals, snacks and gift cards.

    If you would like to support our staff, please consider the items below:

    – Meals are accepted from a recognized restaurant or catering service
    – Items should be individually boxed or packaged and include disposable utensils. (One meal per box to include sandwich, chips, cookie, utensils, etc.)
    – We accept 20 to 2,500 meals or gift cards at a time
    – Date of delivery and number of items to be provided
    – Location for delivery (as determined by Olathe Health)

    If you would like to donate to Olathe Health, please email [email protected] or call 913-791-4216. Please include your name, contact information, item you would like to donate and quantity. We will contact you within one business day to arrange delivery.

    Please accept our sincerest thank you for your support of our community and for your generous donation!

  • For a list of FAQs about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/

    For more information about the state’s response to COVID-19, please the KDHE website:
    http://www.kdheks.gov/coronavirus/

     

  • At our Olathe Health locations, we are prepared and ready to treat all patients, including those who
    may have COVID-19. We continue to modify our policies throughout our organization to mitigate the
    spread of respiratory illness, with the guidance of the Johnson County Department of Health and
    Environment (JCDHE), Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), and the Centers for Disease
    Control and Prevention (CDC).We appreciate your patience as we make these changes.

  • Below is a proposed timeline for the return of adult and student Ambassadors, BEAM students,
    clinical rotations, professional non-clinical internships, observations and residency programs.
    All dates are subject to change depending on the Olathe Healt Leadership Team’s assessment of status of stay-at-home orders, community spread of virus,etc.

    School Sanctioned Students (Post-High School): Restart on June 1 (clinical
    rotations have been continuing as scheduled unless the school discontinued them.) Written
    documentation of the agreement with the school is required. This applies to medical students,
    advanced practice providers, technicians, and other clinical students.

    Non-School Sanctioned Students: High school and non-school sanctioned students,
    interns and observers. Unless otherwise indicated by Incident Command, these individuals will not be
    allowed until August/September to coincide with fall school semester.

    Adult Ambassadors (OMC, MCMC): Ambassadors who are comfortable can return on June
    1. The following Ambassador services will not return on June 1, and will be excluded until further
    notice: pet therapy, Emergency Care Center, patient rounding, and deliveries to patient rooms.

    Adult Ambassadors (Hospice): Hospice Ambassadors who are comfortable can return on
    June 1.

    Blood Drives: Community Blood Center is ready to resume regular blood drives. The
    next OMC blood drive is scheduled for June 9 and 10.

    Gift Shop: Reopen June 1 with potential for reduced hours based on volunteer
    availability.

If You Suspect You Have COVID-19

If you suspect you have COVID-19 and you have mild symptoms or no symptoms, please call your provider’s office. If you do not have a provider, you can use one of our Urgent Care locations  or call 913-782-2224.

If you suspect you may have COVID-19 and you are experiencing serious symptoms, such as difficulty breathing, seek immediate help at the ER. Please call ahead to alert the ER you are coming.

If you have any questions about COVID-19, please call your provider’s office or 913-782-2224.