UPDATED Visitor Information

DURING NOVEL CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – 2020

SPECIAL VISITATION POLICY

Dear Patients, Family Members and Visitors:

It is our mission to provide quality medical care in a safe environment for our patients, staff and visitors.  In view of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, we are asking you to help us minimize exposure to infections and communicable diseases.

 

VISITOR RESTRICTION POLICY

 

Hospital Inpatients

 

No visitors will be allowed except in the following cases:

  • Patient in an end-of-life situation
  • Patient in our labor-and-delivery unit, New Beginnings (1 visitor permitted)
  • Pediatric and neonatal patients (1 parent permitted at a time)
  • Patient who requires informed clinical-consent support (1 visitor)
  • Patient who needs discharge support (1 visitor)
  • Visitors under 18 need prior authorization to visit in any situation

 

Hospital Outpatient Procedures & ER Visitation

  • 1 support person permitted
  • No visitors under 18 years of age with exceptions

 

Wayne Woodlands Manor, long –term care facility

 

  • No visitors except in end-of-life situations

All visitors: please practice infection control!

 

  • Wash your hands or use 60%+-alcohol based sanitizer before entering and upon leaving a patent room.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or elbow and sanitize hands afterwards.

 

If you have respiratory symptoms and your visit is essential to a patient’s well-being, please ASK FOR A MASK at Registration or the nurses’ station on the unit you are visiting.

 

Thank you for your cooperation. Together, we hopefully can make a difference in these uncharted waters.

 

Sincerely,

Wayne Memorial Health System