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For Patients and Visitors

UPDATE — January 31, 2022

Updated Visitor Policy

VISITATION PROTOCOL

  • Visiting hours are between 3 pm and 6 pm.
  • Please present your ID and Covid-19 vaccination card upon arrival at the front desk.
  • Visitation will be limited to one (1) visitor over the age of 18.
  • Visits will be limited to no more than 3 hours.
  • If you are visiting a patient in maternity, pediatrics (under age of 15), or at end of life, there may be further accommodations on visiting. Please check with nursing staff.
  • If you are visiting a patient in isolation or intensive care, there may be restrictions on visiting. Please check with nursing staff.

You will NOT be permitted to visit if:

  • Your temperature is equal to or greater than 100°F.  
  • You have any significant Covid-19 exposure during the prior 14 days.
  • You fail to produce an up-to-date Covid-19 vaccination card.
  • You recently traveled from a state that has a significant rate of Covid-19 transmission.
  • You are currently under quarantine

On the patient floors, you must:

  • Wash or sanitize your hands often.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE), if needed, will be supplied.
  • Minimize physical contact with the patient.
  • Remain in the patient’s room and avoid walking in and out of the room.

EVERYONE, no matter their reason for entry, must:

  • Wear a mask and keep it on during your entire stay (nose and mouth covered).
  • Perform hand hygiene with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Undergo symptom and temperature checks.
  • Present identification (ID) and state your name, address, cell phone number.
  • Maintain social distancing.

HAVE A DOCTOR’S APPOINTMENT?

  • Arrive only 15 minutes ahead of your scheduled appointment.
  • Come alone unless you are in need of assistance, are a child or an expectant parent. In those cases, you can have one person accompany you.

GOING TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM?

  • Understand that ER patients can have no visitors due to ongoing construction in the Emergency Department.

ARE YOU A PATIENT IN LABOR?

  • You are permitted to give birth with both a partner and a certified doula by your side.

Any visitor who DOES NOT comply by these guidelines, will be asked to leave the hospital.


 

UPDATE: December 22, 2021

PROOF OF VACCINE NEEDED FOR VISITORS

As of December 22, 2021, ALL those visiting patients in the hospital, MUST show proof of a full series of vaccination, along with identification.


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