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CCMH Updates Masking Guidelines Based on COVID Community, Transmission Levels

February 17, 2023

CARROLLTON, Mo. – Carroll County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) has updated its masking guidelines, effective immediately, based on the COVID Community Level and COVID Transmission Level provided weekly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Signage with current levels, displayed at all public entrances, will be adjusted weekly on Fridays based on the case counts.

COVID Community Level High, denoted by signage in red, states CDC recommends indoor masking. Medium, denoted in yellow, states face coverings welcomed and high risk individuals should consider indoor masking. Low, denoted in green, states face coverings welcomed and high risk individuals may consider indoor masking.

Masking is still required for COVID-19 positive individuals, if individuals are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms and if an individual has been in recent contact with a COVID-19 positive individual.

Masks will still be located at all entrances for individuals needing or wanting to wear a mask.

“The focus has and always will be on maintaining the safest environment possible for patients, visitors and staff,” said Dr. Andy Horine, CCMH Chief Medical Information Officer.

For more information about the services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, visit our website or call 660-542-1695.

Carroll County Memorial Hospital (CCMH), the area’s premier healthcare resource, is a 25-bed Critical Access facility serving Carrollton and the surrounding communities. It offers 24-hour emergency care, specialized services such as advanced diagnostics, post-acute skilled care (swing bed) and comprehensive family care. CCMH is dedicated to the Health and Well Being of All We Serve. For more information, visit