Visitor guidelines updated
March 03, 2022
Effective Wednesday, March 2, 2022, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland will allow two visitors per patient.
All visitors must continue to follow hospital-specific processes for entry into the facility. All visitors must have their temperature checked and be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure. In addition, medical grade masks (non-cloth) are mandatory in all health care facilities, per CDC guidelines. Visitors must be age 18 or older, unless they are parents of a child receiving care.
No visitors are allowed for patients under investigation for possible COVID-19 diagnosis and those confirmed positive for COVID-19.
These guidelines apply to all areas:
- Emergency department
- Inpatient units – Medical/Surgical
- Surgery – Inpatient and Outpatient
- Outpatient diagnostic and therapy services
Visiting hours remain as 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
These guidelines are subject to change at any time to address the health needs of our communities. By putting these guidelines in place, St. Joseph’s Hospital is exemplifying its commitment to the dignity and care of all, especially the most vulnerable among us.
HSHS Illinois Communications Manager