Pandemic Temporary Visitor Policy
In order to protect our patients, visitors, physicians and caregivers from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are temporarily revising our visitation policy, effective immediately, as per the guidelines below.
Visitor Hours are 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. with the last visitor pass or entry at 7:30PM.
Visitor must be 18 years old, unless the visitor is the parent of a hospitalized child.
Visitors must sign in and out at the security desk to allow for re-entry or swapping during our visitation hours.
For the safety of our patients, visitors and caregivers, all visitors MUST wear a mask at all times in the building.
Cafeteria is open to caregivers only; social distancing required. Visitors are encouraged to enjoy our take out options and vending machines throughout the facility.
Social distancing is required. Additional modifications apply to certain patient care areas as outlined below:
- Inpatient Units – One adult visitor allowed per patient at a time.
- Inpatient ICUs – One adult visitor allowed per patient at a time.
- Patients Undergoing Procedures (Outpatient Services) – No visitors allowed to accompany patient unless patients are not able to care for themselves.
- Patients in Surgical Services Areas – For adults, only one visitor allowed at the bedside, no visitors allowed in the waiting room. For pediatric patients, one parent/caregiver may accompany child in the waiting area and at bedside.
- Emergency Room (ER) – One visitor to remain at the bedside. During times of high volume, guests may be asked to wait in the car until patients are placed in a room.
- Children’s ER – Two designated parents/guardians to remain at the bedside for Emergency Department visit.
- Women’s Services (Labor & Delivery, OB Triage and Mother/Baby) – One banded support person 24/7.
- Children’s Services (NICU, PICU, Pediatrics) – Two banded parents/guardians. Can stay overnight one at a time. Guest are discouraged from leaving the patient’s room, but meals will be provided.
- No visitation for COVID-19 patients in active isolation unless an end of life exception has been made
Any exceptions to these guidelines must be approved by the Hospital Administrator on Call (AOC) and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.