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COVID-19 Hospital Information

For patients with COVID symptoms, please call the COVID Hotline at 812-254-2764. Hotline is available 24/7.

Patients who may require COVID testing will be referred to Quick Care for car side testing.

FREE* COVID TESTING at Quick Care Instructions:

  • Go directly to DCH Quick Care, located at 1805 South State Road 57 in Washington (next to Walmart)
  • Please park in the front of the building and STAY IN YOUR CAR UPON ARRIVAL.
  • Call the receptionist at 812-254-7845. Have your insurance card readily available if you have one and let the staff know if your COVID test was ordered or not.
  • A nurse will call you back when they are ready for testing.

*The COVID Test is at no cost to you. However, if you wish to have a provider consultation/visit you will be billed for that service.

All DCH Clinics are open for in-office visits, please note the following will take place on the day of your scheduled visit.

Day of scheduled visit:

  • Patient is to call clinic upon arrival.
  • Receptionist will take registration information over the phone and ask patient to remain in their vehicle.
  • Receptionist will call patient back when staff are ready for patient to be taken back to exam room.
  • Upon entering, patient will provide receptionist with identification and insurance cards and complete appropriate forms as necessary.
  • If patient does not have a mask, a mask will be provided.
  • Patient will be taken back for visit – Receptionist will return appropriate identification and insurance cards to patient in exam room

Current Hospital and Clinic Visitor Restrictions:

  • The restrictions are subject to change, as the CDC provides guidance.
  • All non-essential vendors and contractors are prohibited from hospital facilities while these restrictions are in place.
  • Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to protect our patients and health care staff.

Visitors will are allowed for the following:

  • NO one under the age of 18
  • Visitors to Medical Surgical Unit, and Intensive Care Unit: 2 visitors may be identified during the admission process. These two visitors shall be the only two individuals that shall visit during the hospitalization. Only 1 visitor shall be allowed at bedside at a time.
  • Visitors to the Emergency Department: Visitors may be allowed at the discretion of the patient care team.
  • Obstetrics and Nursery: A partner or spouse may stay continuously with a patient in Labor & Delivery. One additional visitor may be named during the admission process.
  • Behavioral Health Unit: No visitors shall be permitted in the Behavioral Health Unit.
  • Acute Rehabilitation Unit: 2 visitors may be identified during the admission process. These two visitors shall be the only two individuals that shall visit during the hospitalization. Visitors shall be admitted from 12:00pm-1:00 pm Monday through Friday and 3:30-5:00pm Monday through Friday. Saturday 12:00-5:00 and Sunday from 9:00 to 5:00pm.
  • Same Day Surgery and Infusion Clinic: One adult visitor may accompany patients for elective procedures at any time.
  • Ancillary Services, Medical Clinics and CORE Center: One parent or caregiver with a pediatric patient; One required medical decision-maker with adult patients; and/or One caregiver for patients who are unable to walk or move about without assistance.
  • Special circumstances for end of life scenarios.

The hospital will continue to conduct screenings at the Main entrance, Monday through Friday from 6 am to 5 pm. and at the Emergency Room entrance 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Entrance to the hospital after 5 pm will only be allowed through the Emergency Room Department.