Safe Care Your Way | UnityPoint Health Meriter

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

6 min Average
Wait

Safe Care. Your Way.

At UnityPoint Health - Meriter, the health and safety of our patients, communities and team members is at the center of everything we do. Here's what we're doing to make sure you're protected when you visit our locations.

Safety Measures at our Facilities

  • Please bring a mask, or you'll be provided a mask upon entry.

  • Please practice social distancing whenever possible, even when you are wearing a mask. 

  • Plastic barriers are in place at check-in stations and counters.

  • All waiting room furniture is disinfected and placed at appropriate distances to assist in required social distancing.

  • Visitors and support persons are limited

  • All of our staff are required to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms at all times, as well as take their temperature twice each day. 

Hospital Visits

  • All patients admitted to UnityPoint Health - Meriter hospital will be tested for COVID-19 including planned admissions and transfers of all ages who have not been tested for COVID-19 in the prior 72 hours.

  • We do our best to care for those who are COVID-19 positive in certain areas of the hospital so that we can minimize everyone's risk.

Clinic Visits

  • Please call ahead if you have COVID-19 symptoms.

  • COVID-19 and antibody testing is available. Those with COVID-19 symptoms will be tested curbside. Virtual Care appointments will be set up for patients discharged with COVID-19. 

  • As always, we work closely with our Infection Prevention specialists to provide a safe environment. We continue to disinfect exams rooms after every patient visit, and we care for patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in negative pressure isolation rooms.

  • For your convenience, we have many ways for you to receive the care you need including in-person visits, video visits with your care team, virtual visits, Weekend After Hours Clinic, and the emergency department.