Visitation Policy

This page has been updated for
September 2, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Patient Visitation Update:

  • Nursing Supervisor/Unit Manager will determine if patient is unable to have visitor(s)
  • The Nursing Supervisor and Nurse manager shall have the authority to modify the regulations to accommodate the needs of the individual patients
  • Visitors will be required to wear a procedure mask. If they do not have a mask, they will be given one before being directed to their destination.
  • Visitors will be subject to screening for illness or symptoms prior to allowing them to visit a patient. Persons who are ill will not be allowed to visit.

SCU:    Visiting hours: 11:00 am- 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm 

  • 2 Visitors at a time, unless indicated by the patient or Nursing Supervisor
  • Visitors for patients who are on any infection control precautions will be required to wear personal protective equipment, e.g., a face mask, eye shield, gown and gloves and will be assisted with proper donning and doffing procedure and hand hygiene by unit staff.
  • Utilization of the Well Screen System for tracking the number of visitors should be utilized

3W:    Visiting hours: 7:00 am- 9:00 pm

  • No visitors under age 18
  • Nursing Supervisor will notify switchboard of patients who can not have visitors
  • All patients, unless indicated by the patient or Nursing Supervisor are permitted to have 1 visitor at a time.
  • Visitors for patients who are on any infection control precautions will be required to wear personal protective equipment, e.g., a face mask, eye shield, gown and gloves and will be assisted with proper donning and doffing procedure and hand hygiene by unit staff.
  • Utilization of the Well Screen System for tracking the number of visitors should be utilized

Maternity (Birthing Center) Visiting hours 12:00 pm- 8:00 pm

  • The father of the infant, or someone else authorized by the patient, may spend the night. Family members of a pregnant patient who presents after visiting hours for evaluation or who is determined to be in labor, may wait in the Birthing Center Waiting Room at the discretion of the Birthing Center nurse manager or Nursing Supervisor. 
  • Labor Patients: May have the father present, plus 2 supportive caregivers.  Maximum of 3 visitors in Labor Room allowed.  Visitors may include 2 support people and a doula.
  • Maternity Patients: May have a maximum of 2 visitors in the post-partum room.  This can include a sibling over the age of 12.  Everyone must wear procedure mask while in the lobby of the Birthing Center, waiting room, and hallways.