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Sanford Bemidji adjusts face mask policies

Masks will now be optional for visitors and patients at Sanford Health facilities in Bemidji, as long as they have no COVID-19 symptoms.

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BEMIDJI — Masks will now be optional for visitors and patients at Sanford Health facilities in Bemidji, as long as they have no COVID-19 symptoms.

This policy change makes masks optional in inpatient and outpatient exam rooms, unless someone is a visitor to a patient with COVID-19.

The change in policy follows local COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations remaining low for three consecutive months.

Sanford Health employees will continue to wear masks while interacting with patients, including in patient or resident rooms, exam rooms and during direct treatment or therapy sessions.

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