Visitation Updates

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 3, 2022


Due to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases, we have changed the visitation policy to NO VISITORS.

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.

Changes may occur as needed based on COVID-19 numbers.

VISITATION TO MED-SURG HALL:

Due to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases, we have changed the visitation policy to NO VISITORS.

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

NO VISITORS

Due to increased COVID-19 cases, visitation has been restricted to one (1) parent per pediatric patient.

Visitation is restricted for COVID-positive patients or patients under investigation for COVID-19

Exception for COVID-19 positive patients or PUI - One (1) adult visitor for patient who requires around the clock care

Exception: 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

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