What We're Doing

Maintaining the health and safety of our patients, employees, and community is our top priority. Below you can learn more about steps we've taken to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Effective Friday, November 6 at 8 a.m.

No visitation will be permitted for outpatient testing, such as non-invasive radiology testing, routine x-rays, and lab studies.

Current patients and patients coming for an emergency department visit, hospitalization, outpatient procedure, or office visit will be permitted one (1) visitor for the duration of their stay.

No visitation will be allowed by anyone under the age of 18 unless they are the parent or legal guardian of a pediatric patient.

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 will be permitted to visit patient unless it has been greater than 20 days since the test or onset of symptoms.
  • No 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?

All visitors to hospitals and select outpatient facilities or doctor's offices will be screened for symptoms and exposure.

  • Visitors will be asked to leave the facility if they have had symptoms or exposure in the last 14 days or a temperature at or greater than 100.0F.
  • If the visitor is a driver for a patient and space is not available in the patient room or waiting room, the visitor may be asked to wait in their car until the patient's appointment is completed.
  • Patients and approved visitors should wear a mask.
  • Patients and visitors may provide and wear their own mask or will be required to accept and wear the mask provided by the hospital facility.
  • Masks or facial coverings must fully cover the nose and mouth. Masks should be worn during the following situations:
    • when in the common areas of the hospital facility, such as hallways, public restrooms, gift shops, and dining areas.
    • when a caregiver is present in a patient room.
  • If a visitor refuses to wear a mask, visitors may be asked to leave the facility.

All of our employees, whether or not they provide direct patient care, are screened before they are allowed to enter work each day. Our policy extends to employees, providers, vendors, and subcontractors.

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