Visitation Updates

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 9, 2001


The following Visitation Policies have been temporarily revised due to the COVID-19 Pandemic:

GENERAL POLICIES FOR ALL VISITORS:

Visitation Policies apply from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.
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:

TWO (2) visitors per patient.
No one under 18 years of age allowed unless they are parents of a pediatric patient.
Visitation remains restricted for COVID-positive patients. (Window Visits 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) adult visitor per patient
TWO (2) parents are allowed for pediatric patient 17 years of age or younger
Visitation restricted for COVID-positive patients.

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