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 MeadowWood Behavioral Health 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 MeadowWood Behavioral Health 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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

The Jason Foundation

MeadowWood Behavioral Health offers multiple levels of care from inpatient to partial hospitalization programming for adolescents, adults, and seniors. We are the trusted provider of mental health and substance abuse treatment in the New Castle, Delaware, area.

The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and creating prevention programs to combat the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide. JFI offers education and resources to help communities understand how to help young people at risk for suicide.

Headquartered in Hendersonville, Tennessee, JFI was established in 1997 after the tragic death of Clark Flatt’s 16-year-old son, Jason. Mr. Flatt, the founder of JFI, has made it his mission to help fight the youth suicide epidemic and does so by leading a team of individuals who aim to provide invaluable resources to young people, schools, and community groups across the country. Meadowwood Hospital is an affiliate of JFI located in Delaware and provides educational materials and programming information to community members. Parents, students, teachers, counselors, churches, and other organizations in the area can come to Meadowwood Hospital and obtain the important resources they need.

In the state of Delaware:

In Delaware:

  • Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death for middle and high school age youth (12 – 18).
  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death for college age youth (18 – 22).

The Delaware Youth Risk Behavioral Survey reported:

  • Almost 1 out of 8 young people seriously considered suicide in the past twelve months
  • Almost 1 out of 14 young people attempted suicide in the past twelve months

The Jason Foundation at Meadowwood Hospital is the local resource for JFI youth suicide prevention and awareness materials, which are offered at no cost. Those interested in programs, services, or information should contact Meadowwood Hospital or visit JFI’s website,

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