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Police Investigating Shooting in Asheboro [UPDATED]

Police Investigating Shooting in Asheboro [UPDATED]

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THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATEDClick here to go to the latest update [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Police are on the scene in Asheboro, trying to determine what led to a person arriving at the Emergency Room with a gunshot wound. Just before 5 p.m. Randolph County 911, dispatched an EMS unit to the intersection of N Elm St and Brewer St, in Asheboro, for a standby for a possible gunshot wound. Initial unconfirmed reports indicate that an individual arrived at the Emergency Room suffering from a gunshot wound, which may have occurred at a home near the intersection of N Elm St and Brewer St Police locked down the area where they believe the victim was shot and began a search for a second victim as well as evidence. The Emergency Room at Randolph He...
First Responders Recognize Healthcare Workers with Parade at Randolph Health

First Responders Recognize Healthcare Workers with Parade at Randolph Health

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https://youtu.be/-tET22AoHLI ASHEBORO N.C. - This week is both National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week. This afternoon first responders from across Randolph County recognized the arduous work of healthcare workers with a parade around Randolph Health. At 3 p.m. on Thursday May 11th, 2023, first responders from the Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department, Westside Fire Department, Ulah, Fire Department, Randolph County EMS, Asheboro Police Department, and the Randolph County Sheriff's office drove around Randolph Hospital, lights flashing and sirens blaring. The message, thank you for all you do. The parade was part of both National Nurses Week and National Hospital week which run together. "We are very grateful to the City of Asheboro, to Randolph County Sheriff's Departm...
Randolph Health Lifts Universal Masking Requirements

Randolph Health Lifts Universal Masking Requirements

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ASHEBORO NC - On March 28, 2023, at 7:00 a.m., all Randolph Health facilities will lift universal masking requirements for patients, visitors, and team members. In a press release, Randolph Health says the decision to make masks optional was made in collaboration with other regional healthcare systems, including Novant Health, Atrium Health, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, CaroMont Health, and Cone Health. Masks were required during the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season, with this change everyone should consider their personal risk when considering masking up. Patients may request their care teams to wear masks during treatment and clinic visits. The press release says in part that, "while universal masking will no longer be required, certain exceptions apply, including wearin...
Randolph Health to Lift Visitor Restrictions Due to Flu

Randolph Health to Lift Visitor Restrictions Due to Flu

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Tomorrow Randolph Health along with most other hospitals in the area will be lifting visitor restrictions in place due to the flu. According to a press release from Randolph Health, effective 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7th, restrictions for visitors twelve and under will be lifted at Randolph Health. Randolph Health is joining Atrium Health, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Novant Health, Cone Health, and CaroMont Health in lifting the restrictions at the same date and time to prevent confusion among the public and to avoid a patchwork of varying restrictions. The unified response is part of a coordinated plan to better control the spread of flu throughout the region. Visitors, patients, and staff will still be required to wear masks in medical facilities i...
Area Hospitals Limit Visitation to Avoid Spread of Respiratory Viruses

Area Hospitals Limit Visitation to Avoid Spread of Respiratory Viruses

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Randolph Hospital - Stock Photo - Acme News Archive ASHEBORO N.C. - Several local hospitals are limiting visitation in an attempt to limit the spread of respiratory viruses such as RSV and the flu. Citing concerns for the health and wellbeing of the community and the widespread prevalence of respiratory viruses such as RSV and flu among young children, several North Carolina health systems are putting in place policies restricting children 12 and under from visiting patients who are hospitalized. Those restrictions are set to go into effect on Wednesday, Nov. 16th 2022, at 7 a.m., and apply to hospitals that are part of the following health systems in North Carolina: Atrium Health Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist CaroMont Health Cone Health Novant Health Ran...
Randolph Health Decreases Visitor Restrictions

Randolph Health Decreases Visitor Restrictions

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ASHEBORO N.C. –Randolph Health has announced they are implementing new visitation guidelines beginning today. In a press release the hospital says that "due to the decreased COVID-19 activity in the area and admission of COVID-19 patients to our inpatient areas, Randolph Health is implementing new visitation guidelines beginning on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 7 a.m." New Visitation Guidelines Visiting Hours will be from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.Visitors must 12 years of age or older.Visitors should enter the hospital through the Emergency Department. The main Visitor Entrance will remain closed. Parking is available in the parking garage located at the corner of White Oak Street and Miller Street.Visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms including a temperature check and symptom sur...
Randolph Health Eases Visitor Restrictions

Randolph Health Eases Visitor Restrictions

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ASHEBORO NC - Randolph Health has announced they will again be easing visitor restrictions at Randolph Hospital. The new visitation guidelines began on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 7 a.m. This is the second time this year that Randolph Health has scaled back restrictions put in place since it began to accept low-level COVID-19 patients in December of last year.  The new guidelines extend the number of hours visitors are allowed, increase the number of visitors allowed at one time, and add new rules for maternity patients. All visitors are still required to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms including a temperature check and symptom survey before being allowed into the building.  New Visitation Guidelines: Visiting Hours will be from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.Visitors should enter th...
Randolph Health Allows Limited Visitors

Randolph Health Allows Limited Visitors

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ASHEBORO NC (RANDOLPH HEALTH)  – Due to the decreased COVID-19 activity in the area and admission of COVID-19 patients to our inpatient areas, Randolph Health is implementing new visitation guidelines. Beginning Monday, March 15th at 10 a.m. Randolph Health will accept limited visitors. New Visitation Guidelines: Visitors are only permitted during visiting hours (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.)Visitors needs to park in the parking garage and enter the facility through the Emergency Department.Before entering the facility, visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms including a temperature check and symptom survey.If visitor COVID-19 screening is negative, they will be allowed to enter. IfCOVID-19 screening is positive, visitor will be encouraged to see their Primary Care physician and will no...