Updated Visitor Restrictions Effective 8-6-2020

Effective Thursday, August 6 at 8 a.m. 

Current patients and patients coming for an emergency department visit, hospitalization, outpatient procedure, or office visit will be permitted one (1) support person at a time. Continue to observe social distancing policies. 

No visitors for patients suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19. 

  • No NICU visitation for confirmed COVID-19 mothers and partners while able to transmit COVID-19. 
  • No COVID-19 positive persons or symptomatic individuals awaiting test results will be permitted to visit patients 
  • The following exceptions still apply: 
    • End of Life” situations 
    • For maternity patients, one (1) additional support person, such as a doula, will be permitted. 
    • For minor maternity patients, a parent or guardian will also be permitted. 
    • Minor patients (under 18 years of age) may have two (2) visitors in the emergency department and inpatient setting, but this is limited to only parents or guardians. 
    • NICU and Special Care Nursery patients will be allowed two (2) visitors for the duration of the patient’s stay. Both visitors may come daily. Confirmed COVID-19 mothers and partners should not visit NICU infants while able to transmit COVID-19. 
    • Patients who require assistance due to mobility, reorienting/confusion (patient safety), interpretation, court-ordered, or healthcare decision making may have one (1) additional assistance person. 
    • No visitors for confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases (unless above criteria met). 
  • Visitors will be asked to leave the facility if they answer yes to any of the following questions   
  • Have you had a fever, cough or other respiratory symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 10 days? 
  • Have been in contact with a person being tested or confirmed to have COVID-19 in the last 14 days? 
August 5, 2020