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Visitor Restrictions Changing – Effective January 18

After careful evaluation, Kettering Incident Command has made the decision to open up patient visitation, but in a limited capacity to continue to maintain the safety of all patients, visitors, and staff. The decision to allow visitation again as soon as possible is to support interpersonal relationships that impact the well-being of our patients. Effective…

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Community COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccines are here. Supply is limited, and we are working as quickly as possible to vaccinate patients, while following the guidelines setup by the Ohio Department of Health. Appointments are required for vaccinations and criteria must be met. There are no out-of-pocket costs, but insurance will be billed. If the patient does not have…

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Community COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccines are here. Supply is limited, and we are working as quickly as possible to vaccinate patients, while following the guidelines setup by the Ohio Department of Health. Appointments are required for vaccinations and criteria must be met. There are no out-of-pocket costs, but insurance will be billed. If the patient does not have…

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First Dose Vaccine Clinics Close January 17

The last day for employees to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as part of our employee vaccination process is Sunday, January 17. If you have not yet scheduled your vaccine appointment, we urge you to do so now. To see if you are eligible for the vaccine, check your Kettering Health Network…

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COVID-19 Testing Site Changes for Troy Market

Summary of Changes:  Pre-admission Testing (PAT) COVID-19 testing occurring at the Troy Emergency Department will transition to 700 S. Stanfield Rd. via a drive-up testing center.    Symptomatic patients without a physician order for a COVID-19 test will transition to the Piqua Respiratory Clinic. Coronavirus Respiratory Care Locations | Kettering Health Network  Non-PAT patients with a physician order will transition to our drive-thru testing sites at Huber Health Center, Southview Medical Center,…

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Outside of Kettering Health Network

As we continue to ensure the safety of our people and patients, it is important to note these action steps regarding COVID-19 vaccines.    If you received your COVID-19 vaccination outside of Kettering Health Network, it is extremely important for you to forward this documentation to your campus Employee Health office ASAP. This documentation will be added to your Employee Health file and will provide leadership with critical information regarding the safeguards…

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Employee Health Reminders

In an ongoing effort to protect our people and patients, we encourage you to continue to take precautions both at work and outside of work. These measures work together to help us manage our own exposure and limit what we may spread to others in the community and through our work.  Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer…

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Revised Visitor Policy for COVID-19 Positive Maternity Patient

Effective January 8, 2021 at 12:01am  As we remain focused on how to deliver the best and safest care to our maternity patient population, we continue to evaluate our current practices regarding the maternity visitation policy.   At this time, in order to support the maternity patient during the personal event of a birth experience, we are adjusting the visitation policy to allow one visitor to remain…

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Schedule Today: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

Over the past weeks, Kettering Health Network has begun vaccinating our care teams in accordance with the priorities set forth by the Ohio Department of Health.  Many of our employees and medical staff now qualify for vaccination, but our vaccine appointments and supply are limited. It is imperative that qualifying employees schedule an appointment now to…

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Requirements for COVID-19 Testing Prior to Elective Procedures

Kettering Health Network is standardizing the requirements for COVID-19 testing prior to elective procedures for both inpatients and outpatients:  A documented COVID-19 test must be resulted within 5 days of the procedure. The exception is for patients previously infected with COVID-19 within the last 90 days. Such patients do not need repeat testing before surgery or procedures if they…


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