Visitation Updates

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 29, 2021


GENERAL POLICIES FOR ALL VISITORS:

ALL visitors shall be screened upon entrance.
Visitation Policies apply from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.
No One under 18 years of age allowed unless they are parents of a pediatric patient.
All visitors must wear a mask at all times while in facility

SCREENING CRITERIA FOR ALL VISITORS
If Visitor fails any of the criteria below, he/she will not be allowed to visit patient

Flu-like symptoms
Cough/Shortness of breath
Fever
Resides with a (+) COVID -19 person
Had any contact with a (+) COVID - 19 person within the last 14 days
Had a recent loss of smell or taste

VISITATION TO MED-SURG HALL:

We have changed the visitation policy to one (1) visitor per patient per day for COVID-negative patients (7a - 5p). Changes may occur as needed based on COVID-19 numbers.

Visitation remains restricted for COVID-positive patients (Window visits are encouraged)

For those patients admitted to the Med-Surg Unit, who "normally require full-time care or are developmentally disabled and usually reside with a parent, guardian, or care-giver", that care-giver may be allowed to remain with the patient(s) during the hospital stay. The care-giver must abide by hospital visitation policies which includes remaining in room at all times and wearing PPE as required by DHI. A meal will be provided for the caregiver that remains with patient at all times.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

ONE (1) Visitor per patient to remain in room during the visit.
Visitation restricted for all COVID-positive patients and suspected COVID patients.
Exception: One (1) adult visitor for patient who requires around the clock care; RN Charge may allow @ his/her discretion an additional visitor for end-of life situations.


OUTPATIENT SURGERY DEPARTMENT

ONE (1) adult visitor per patient 18 and older
TWO (2) parents are allowed for pediatric surgical outpatient

LABOR & DELIVERY DEPARTMENT

TWO (2) adult visitors per patient


We apologize for this inconvenience and we ask you to PLEASE wear a mask, get vaccinated and socially distance as much as possible for the sake of the vulnerable members of our community.