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Media Alert : General Public Access Restrictions

March 18, 2020

Media Alert—General Public Access Restrictions  

Contact:    Brian Pickering, APR

                  Director, Marketing and Communications

                  402.413.4290 or


Hospital entry restrictions due to COVID-19 precautions

Omaha, Neb.–The safety of our patients, families and staff is a top priority. With this in mind, beginning Wednesday, March 18, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals is prohibiting the general public from accessing both the Lincoln and Omaha hospital locations due to COVID-19 precautions.

Both campuses are enforcing the following hospital entry restrictions:

  • No entry with symptoms of illness is allowed.
  • Only adults participating in caregiving and/or patient training are allowed entrance to the hospital.         
  • People younger than 14 years old are not being allowed entrance to the hospital.
  • Entry hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the main hospital entrances only (all other entrances are locked).
  • Individuals participating in caregiver and/or patient training and outpatient clients are required to complete a screening form at the time of entry to the building and sign in by providing their name and phone number.

The hospital entry restrictions are in effect indefinitely.