Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is unable to accommodate COVID-19 testing for unofficial/leisure travel at this time. We encourage you to visit host nation facilities if you need testing for those purposes. You may search for other testing locations by accessing the US Embassy’s website. Additionally, click on the link to see testing options at the Frankfurt Airport.
COVID Advice Line
If you have questions about the coronavirus, send an email to email@example.com. Our staff are standing by to answer your questions about the coronavirus, test results and more.
Before entering the hospital, every individual is asked to conduct a self-screening with the list of questions displayed at entrances pertaining to risk of exposure / symptoms of COVID-19.
COVID-19 Screening Clinic (CSC) / Acute Respiratory Clinic (ARC)
COVID-19 Screening Clinic
The LRMC COVID-19 Screening Clinic (CSC) is open 7:30 a.m. - Noon and 1 - 4:30 p.m., seven days a week and is located next to the LRMC Emergency Department. Patients requiring screening outside the hours of operation will be seen at the Emergency Department.
Acute Respiratory Clinic
Beginning 22 May, the Acute Respiratory Clinic (ARC) at LRMC will be closed. All those with COVID/Flu/Cold symptoms should proceed to the COVID Screening Clinic (CSC) during regular hours for testing. The CSC is open seven days a week from 0730-1200 and 1300-1630. After hours please report to the Emergency Department.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VISITORS
LRMC mask policy as of May 2021:
In accordance with the current CDC guidance for medical facilities, all patients and staff are required to wear a mask and appropriate PPE regardless of vaccination status in all direct patient care areas.
Masks will continue to be worn in all hospital buildings located within the green perimeter fence, regardless of vaccination status. This includes wards, clinics, clinic hallways, nurse work stations, check-in desks, waiting areas, and administrative areas.
All hospital areas outside of the green perimeter fence where local national (LN) staff directly work, masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Otherwise, no masks are required outside of the green perimeter fence for vaccinated personnel.
Masks are not required to be worn when outside or during outdoor activities per host nation guidance, but individuals must maintain the distance requirement of 1.5 meters.
These provisions are applicable only to US Medical Command/Defense Health Agency buildings. IMCOM and partners such as AAFES and MWR may provide different guidance that will be adhered to by all personnel. When off the installation, personnel will abide by host nation requirements.
Visitation Policy for Inpatient Wards:
Do not visit patients if you have a cold or flu-like symptoms, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath. Any visitors displaying such symptoms or who are experiencing other illnesses will be asked to leave for the safety of our staff, patients and themselves.
Visitations will be limited to one adult care giver or visitor per patient at any one time, 18 years of age or older.
Siblings younger than 18 years of age will not be allowed into a patient's room or in any common inpatient areas.
Visitors will be screened daily upon entering the hospital.
Visitors will need to log-in and provide a telephone number where they can be reached.
Visitors are not allowed in the Identified COVID-19 wards.
Pregnant patients in labor are authorized 2 visitors total during labor, and 1 visit during post-partum recovery. Age restrictions are in place, and visitors must be over the age of 16 and under the age of 60.
There will be limited exceptions for End of Life/Palliative Care (requires authorization by the Officer in Charge of the Medical-Surgical Ward), Labor & Delivery and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (requires authorization by chief of Women's Health Nursing and Newborn Clinic).
Please understand that these limitations are in place to reduce the exposure risk and spread of COVID-19. We truly appreciate your support and compliance to these measures as we continue to navigate this global pandemic.
Emergency Department Visitation Policy Effective 26 MAR 2020
NO VISITORS will be permitted in the LRMC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT except under the following specific circumstances:
- One parent or caregiver of a pediatric patient.
- Person serving as surrogate decision maker for a patient.
- Person in an official governmental function.
- One family member or guardian of a patient with disruptive behavior, where a family member is key to their care.
- Caregiver of a patient with altered mental status or developmental delays (where caregiver provides safety).
No children will be allowed in the LRMC Emergency Department as visitors. An exception to this policy pertains to single parents who have no other way of providing child care.
All visitors will have their temperature taken during triage process, together with the patient they are accompanying.
We understand the frustration and issues this may cause with some patients, but we appreciate your adherence and support as we continue to make necessary changes for the safety of both our staff and patients.