COVID-19 VISITOR RESTRICTIONS

COVID-19 VISITOR RESTRICTIONS

13-Mar-2020

As we carefully monitor the ongoing developments, public health authority communications and safety information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pomerene is implementing the following Hospital visitor restriction changes effective immediately and until further notice:

  • Visitors experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms are restricted from visiting.
  • Only one visitor or caregiver per patient will be permitted in the facility.
  • Personal transportation drivers are asked to remain in their vehicles.
  • Visitation will only be permitted:
    • From 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Pomerene Hospital
    • This time may change.Please check the hospital website for updated visitation information.
  • Visitors must be older than 14 years of age.
  • A patient’s visitor/caregiver is encouraged to remain in the patient’s room while visiting.
  • Exceptions can be made by clinical leadership for emergency situations (end-of-life, trauma, etc.)
  • For outpatient appointments, patients are asked to come alone if possible.One person is allowed to accompany each patient to an appointment on an as-needed basis.

At 6 p.m. daily, access to Pomerene Hospital will be limited to the emergency department entrance.

In the emergency department, visitors are prohibited from entering patient care areas, and patients can have one caregiver if they require assistance at the direction of the clinical staff.Two visitors or caregivers will be permitted for maternity patients.

Again, we are taking these steps as a precaution for your safety and the safety of our patients and community.We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this rapidly evolving and challenging time.

For questions about Coronavirus or instructions on how to take precautions you may call the Pomerene Community Hot Line at 330-763-2055.

For the latest details on the coronavirus outbreak, go to the CDC website.If you have questions, the Ohio Department of Health has set up a call center at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). The ODH call center will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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