Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Highland Ridge Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Highland Ridge Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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About Highland Ridge Hospital in Utah

At Highland Ridge Hospital we specialize in the compassionate and nurturing treatment of individuals who struggle with substance abuse and mental health issues.

Unparalleled Expert Treatment

Highland Ridge treats the whole person. We bring a compassionate, experienced team of clinicians together in a fully integrated and customized treatment program to help you recover.

We use safe, proven, reliable, evidence-based treatment protocols and we treat you like family. Each and every day, we are guided by four very carefully chosen words: care, concern, compassion, and competence.

Highland Ridge Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and is one of the most respected and distinguished treatment centers in Utah.

Substance abuse treatment programs:

  • Drug and alcohol detox program
  • Inpatient drug and alcohol rehab program

Psychiatric care programs:

  • Inpatient psychiatric care for adults (age 18+) and adolescents (ages 13-17)
  • Sub-acute psychiatric care for adults (age 18+)

We offer 24-hour intake for all of our programs.

Psychiatric Care Programs
  • 24-Hour Psychiatric Intake
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Care

Highland Ridge Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), the “gold standard” in quality health care.

Serving the Entire SLC Region

Our treatment center is in Salt Lake City, Utah, and serves the greater Salt Lake area and surrounding communities, including Summit County, Tooele County, Utah County, Davis County, and the state of Idaho. Call one of our admissions counselors today for a free, confidential screening to see how Highland Ridge can help you regain a happy, healthy life.

Highland Ridge Hospital does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment. For further information about this policy, call 801-569-2153 | TDD or State Relay number: 888-346-5822.

I can't believe I found a place that could not only help me, but make me laugh. Highland took me in at my worst and made me feel my best. Thank you.

– Max G.

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