Safety Practices

New Jersey has been at the Center of the COVID-19 pandemic for the past several weeks. Our response to treating patients during this pandemic is another reason why you can trust Pascack Valley Medical Center with your care. Our team is comprised of experienced, compassionate health professionals and our facility is equipped to handle your healthcare needs.

We understand you may be hesitant to seek in-person care, please know we are prepared. We have enhanced our processes to protect the safety of our patients and team members and our commitment to high-quality and compassionate care remains. Please know we are taking the following actions:

Cleaning Protocols
  • Our team oversees regular rigorous cleaning and sanitizing efforts, including testing of air, water and surfaces to make sure they are safe for our patients and team members.
  • Waiting rooms, lobbies, restrooms and other areas with frequently touched surfaces are continuously cleaned and disinfected
Screening Procedures
  • Everyone entering the hospital will answer a pre-screening questionnaire and have a temperature check.
  • Our team members participate in comprehensive screening on a daily basis.
Separate, Safe Areas
  • Separate areas have been created within the hospital for treatment of COVID-19 patients and non-COVID-19 patients. These include procedural, surgical and inpatient units.
  • Hands-free hand sanitizers are installed in waiting areas and lobbies.
Universal Masking &
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Everyone entering the hospital will receive a mask. Please place this mask over your nose and mouth. Please continue to wear the mask unless instructed to remove it.
  • Our team members have the appropriate personal protective equipment required for your care and safety. You should expect every person you encounter in the hospital to be wearing mask.
Social Distancing
  • Floor markings indicating safe distance are in place to help you and our teams stay safe.

We hope these steps demonstrate our commitment to providing the safest care possible.

Thank you for trusting Pascack Valley Medical Center with your healthcare needs.

Our Commitment to Your Safety Video