Visitation Restrictions

While we understand and recognize the important role that visits from support persons have on a patients’ well-being, effective December 22nd visitation is restricted to the below. This is due to the current Covid-19 surge in the local community.

Red Level Guidance No Visitors, with limited exceptions
All exceptions MUST be approved by care team
Emergency Department
  • Exception: one parent or one guardian of pediatric patients for the duration of the stay.
  • Exception: one visitor, must be the same person, for patients with intellectual, developmental, or other cognitive disability for the duration of the stay.
Obstetrics/L&D
  • Exception: one visitor, must be the same person, for duration of birth parent's stay./li>
  • Exception: one doula, must be the same doula, for duration of birth parent's stay
Surgery/Procedure Patients
  • Exception: provided social distancing can be accomplished one visitor until patient is taken into prep
    • Visitor must then leave
    • Visitor may not be present during procedures or in the recovery room, except for pediatrics, childbirth, or patients with intellectual, developmental, or other cognitive disability.
Adult In-patient
  • Exception: one visitor, must be the same person, for patients in hospital more than 72 hours.
  • Exception: one visitor at discharge for bedside discharge directions and education
Pediatrics
  • Exception: same two parents of guardians may visit at the same time, unless COVID+ and PUI guidelines applies.
  • Exception: siblings may be permitted for end of life.
Psychiatry
  • Exception: one visitor, must be the same person, for patients with intellectual, developmental, or other cognitive disability may be permitted.
  • Permission to visit is granted at discretion of care team, including time and duration of visit.
  • Permission to visit must be approved by care team in advance of visit.
Immunocompromised No Visitors
  • Exception: one parent or guardian of pediatric patients for the duration of the stay.
  • Exception: one visitor at a time for patients receiving end of life care.
  • Exception: one visitor, must be the same person, for patients in labor.
  • Exception: one visitor, must be the same person, for patients with and intellectual, developmental, or other cognitive disability.
End of Life
  • Exception: up to two visitors at the same time, and visitors may switch throughout the day.