Fillmore County Hospital Visitor Guidelines Effective Monday, June 8, 2020

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME BASED ON COVID-19 ACTIVITY IN OUR AREA

Patients with COVID-19

  •  NO visitor/support person is allowed for patients with a pending COVID-19 test or a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis

Patients admitted to hospital/placed in observation that do not have COVID-19 and are not being tested for COVID-19

  • One healthy, adult visitor/support person at a time

Same Day Surgery/Procedures

  • One healthy, adult visitor/support person may stay with patient until discharged

Diagnostic Test, Interventional Procedure, Outpatient/Specialty Clinic Visits

  • Due to space limitations, we are unable to maintain social distancing in our waiting rooms- therefore:
  • NO visitors/support persons allowed, except as noted under Guidelines with No Changes (see below)

Inpatient Behavioral Health– No visitors allowed at this time

Guidelines with No Changes

  • ER- one healthy adult visitor/support person
  • Labor and Delivery- one labor partner
  • Pediatric/Minor patient (19 years of younger)- one parent/guardian
  • Dependent Adult needing special assistance- for example, mobility or cognitive impairment- one health adult visitor/support person

Special Circumstances:

  • Patients receiving end-of-life care- number to be determined by Care Team and patient’s family
  • Certified service animals may accompany patient, as long as patient is able to care for them

Visitor/Support Person Must:

  • Wear a mask
  • Answer and pass screening questions upon entry to the hospital each day
  • Pass a temperature check upon entry to the hospital each day
  • Stay in the room with the patient as much as possible, not make unnecessary trips in/out of the hospital and should not wander around the hospital

HOSPITAL CAFETERIA IS STILL CLOSED TO VISITORS.  VISITORS MAY REQUEST A GUEST TRAY TO BE SENT AT MEALTIME AT A COST OF $5.  MEALS ARE PROVIDED AT NO COST TO PARENTS STAYING WITH INFANTS/CHILDREN.