UPDATE – MARCH 25, 2020

Beginning Wednesday, March 25, all patients and visitors entering Mahaska Health facilities will need to participate in an in-car screening. After the screening, patients and visitors will be directed to the correct entrance.


MARCH 17, 2020
In an effort to further protect our team members and patients, effective Tuesday, March 17th, Mahaska Health will be redirecting all visitors to specific entrances at our campus and implementing temperature screenings for all patients and visitors.

Our main entrance, Door 4 will remain open along with Door 5 (Emergency Room), and Door 2.

Doors 1 and three will be closed as will the entrances located inside Rhett’s Garden and the Surgery Waiting entrance.


MARCH 16, 2020

Beginning Monday, March 16th, all patients and visitors entering Mahaska Health facilities, including the New Sharon Medical Center and William Penn University Clinic, will undergo a brief health screening. These screening check-ins will be located at all entrances and are an extension of Mahaska Health’s patient registration.

Mahaska Health is dedicated to protecting the health of our patients and community. The implementation of these screenings is a proactive measure based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the Iowa Department of Public Health.

The cooperation and patience of the public is appreciated as Mahaska Health continues to work with state and local health organizations on plans to protect our patients and community as the COVID-19 situation evolves.