Visitor Guidelines

Visitor guidelines effective November 19, 2020.

There will be no visitors allowed to our inpatient units, except for:

  • Women and Infants Center patients may have ONE support person who must stay in the room at all times. No doulas are allowed at this time. 

  • Pediatric inpatients under the age of 18 may have TWO parents or guardians present.

  • Patients with intellectual and/or developmental disability or cognitive impairments may have one support person.

  • All patients nearing end-of-life will have special arrangements made on a case-by-case basis.

  • Emergency department adult patients may have ONE support who must remain in the patient’s room for duration of visit. Support person may be asked to remain in his/her vehicle until the patient is placed in a room. 

  • Emergency department pediatric patients may have TWO parents or guardians present for the duration in the emergency department.

  • For outpatient appointments and/or procedures, including pediatric patients, ONE approved adult support person may be with the patient for the duration of their procedure or clinical visit. If the patient becomes admitted, inpatient restrictions would apply, and no visitors will be allowed.

Approved support persons must be over the age of 18 and will continue to be screened upon entering the facility for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure.

Family members and loved ones should provide nursing staff with their contact information and may call (217) 544-6464 to check on their loved ones.