Visitor Guidelines: Updated 10/29/20

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With the increase on COVID-19 activity in our area, we wanted to restate our visitor guidelines as they stand now.  Very few changes have been made since earlier in the year, but they may change again depending on how our next several weeks go.  Thank you for your understanding on our restricted visitor policy during this difficult time.

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

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/Interventional Radiology Procedures 

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

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

Inpatient Behavioral Health– No visitors allowed at this time 

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 

Patients with COVID-19 

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

Special Circumstances

  • Patients receiving end-of-life care- are handled on a case by case basis by Care Team and patient’s family 
  • Certified service animals may accompany patient, if 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 DINING ROOM IS STILL CLOSED TO GUESTS AND 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.