COVID-19

Hospital Visitor Restrictions

  Hospital Visitation Program Auburn Community Hospital plans to expand the visitation in accordance with strict infection prevention guidelines that include screening and education of visitors. These measures can change at any time due to COVID-19 and the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New York State Department of […]

Joint release from CCHD and ACH

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 The Cayuga County Health Department, Cayuga County Board of Health, Cayuga County Legislature, Auburn Community Hospital and local health care providers continue working toward attaining a variety of testing options for our community members. With state requirements places on health care workers, those looking to visit loved ones […]

Telehealth in Auburn: Doctors go digital, local company helps connect them

  The need for social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic has made people second-guess even their most important face-to-face interactions. That includes going to the doctor’s office. But technology has allowed people to make the trip digitally instead. Through telehealth, doctors are able to see patients in a manner similar to a FaceTime or Skype […]

Visitation Updates Coming Soon

Although our restricted visitation policy is still in effect until further notice, Auburn Community Hospital is eager to allow patients to have visitors while in the hospital. Plans are underway to restore limited visitation, with stringent safety precautions in place to protect our patients and staff as more people enter the hospital. We have received […]

Berlucchi: ACH taking all precautions in resuming elective surgeries

Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) will resume elective surgeries and medical procedures for patients this week. This decision was made as soon as the NYS Department of Health approved our plan to resume elective procedures. It was also made in careful and deliberate consultation with our physicians, infectious disease experts, our medical director, and surgeons. Given […]

ACH Elective Surgeries

Auburn Community Hospital Approved by NYS Department of Health to Resume Elective Surgeries For Immediate Release – May 6, 2020 – The New York State Department of Health has approved Auburn Community Hospital’s (ACH) plan to resume elective surgeries. Elective Surgeries will begin at ACH the week of May 11, 2020. State requirements mandate fewer […]

Auburn hospital adding beds, eyes more equipment as COVID-19 outbreak worsens

  Auburn Community Hospital is one of many medical facilities in New York preparing for an influx of patients if, as projections suggest, the state’s coronavirus outbreak peaks within the next few weeks. Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed hospitals to increase the number of beds by at least 50%. Beyond the order, he’s encouraging them to […]

Coronavirus Message to Employees

  TO AUBURN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES The Cayuga County Health Department announced today that they have confirmation of two new positive cases of Covid-19 in Cayuga County. These people are in mandatory quarantine and are not being treated at ACH at this point. The Cayuga County Health Department is interviewing these people and are tracking […]

Auburn hospital to restrict visitors amid coronavirus pandemic

  No visitors allowed except one (1) support person for: 1. Labor and Delivery 2. Pediatric Patient 3. Patient with intellectual and/or developmental disability, cognitive impairment (such as dementia) medically necessary support person 4. Imminent end-of-life situations. (Per NYSDOH Guidance Health Advisory) 4/10/2020