Visitor Policy Update April 12, 2021
MASKS ARE MANDATORY. The CDC requires that masks be worn at all times in healthcare facilities and visitors are expected to be screened upon entry.
- NO VISITORS ALLOWED for patients under investigation for a possible COVID-19 diagnosis or for patients confirmed positive for COVID-19.
- NO VISITORS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD.
- Adult emergency patients: One (1) support person may be with the patient throughout their stay in the emergency room. Visitor must remain in the exam room.
- Pediatric emergency patients under the age of 18 may have two (2) parents or guardians present.
Inpatient Units – VISITING HOURS 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Adult inpatients: No more than two (2) visitors at a time.
- Inpatient end of life: special arrangements made on a case-by-case basis with Nursing Leadership and Adminstrator on call.
- Inpatient psychiatric units: NO VISITORS ALLOWED.
Please note: special arrangements made on a case by case basis with Nursing Leadership and Adminstrator on call.
- Two (2) adult support people in identified area for the duration of the surgical procedure.
Outpatient appointments and/or procedures:
- Adult appointments: One (1) designated adult support person may be with the patient during the procedure or clinical visit.
- Pediatric appointments: Two (2) parents or guardians.
Approved support persons/designated visitors must be over the age of 16 and will continue to be screened upon entering the facility. Masks are mandatory for all persons within a healthcare facility, per the CDC guidelines. For any questions regarding the visitor policy, please call 618-798-3000.