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Visitor Policy

Only 1 designated, adult visitor allowed the entire inpatient stay only

• Screening will be conducted daily
• No visitors allowed in the lobby waiting room
• Visitor must restrict movement within the hospital to the hospital room
• Mask is required to be worn at all times except for eating and drinking (personal cloth mask is acceptable)
• Social distancing of 6 feet in effect

The health and safety of our patients and staff are our top priority and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Visitor Instructions During Pandemic

• Only one designated adult visitor is permitted with an admitted patient, during the patient’s entire stay. They must have an ID band to visit.

• A mask is required at all times except when eating and drinking, including while in the room.

• Social distancing six (6) feet between individuals is mandated when possible.

• All visitors must be screened daily at either the main hospital entrance (Monday-Friday, 8am – 4pm) or the Emergency Room entrance (open at all times, 24 hours/7 days/week).

• No visitors will be permitted in the hospital lobby area at any time.

• Visitors must limit movement throughout the facility. No visitors are permitted in the other clinical departments – Preop, PACU or Phase II areas.

• Visitors must limit their entering and exiting the facility during the patient’s stay.

• Visitors experiencing illness/symptoms or who have been exposed to someone that is ill should report to the hospital staff immediately.

Travel- Related Precautions

Due to the recent COVID- 19 (novel Coronavirus 2019), all patients will be screened with a few questions regarding recent travel and any symptoms. Thank you for your cooperation and for assisting us with protecting our patients and healthcare providers.

1. In the past 14 days have you or a close contact traveled (includes in the United States and internationally, including travel by cruise ship)
o Yes (please specify location – city, state, country): ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
o No

2. Do you have or have had any of the following symptoms in the past 14 days: (Circle all that apply)

o Fever 100.0 ⁰ F or higher
o Cough
o Shortness of Breath
o Headache/ Body Aches
o Nausea, Vomiting and/ or Diarrhea
o New Loss of Taste or Smell
o Other(please specify): ______________________________________________________

3. Have you been exposed to anyone that is has or has had an unexplained respiratory illness such as seen with COVID-19 in the last 14 days?

o Yes (please specify):______________________________________________________
o No