Updated Visitor Restrictions

Updated Visitor Restrictions

18-Jun-2020

 

Please review the following organizational visitor restriction update effective June 19 at 7:00 am:

Med Surg/Special Care Unit: One designated visitor per stay for patients admitted to the hospital will be permitted with no time limitations. The visitor will be required to wear a wristband that will be provided upon admission and must be worn for the duration of the stay.Visitors should remain in the patient’s room, unless using public restrooms or visiting the cafeteria. Visitors are encouraged to minimize exiting and re-entry to the hospital.

All other visitation restrictions from June 1 remain the same as follows:

  • Hospital doors will open between the hours of 8 am to 7pm
    • All individuals entering any hospital entrance must be screened, documented on the visitation log and be given a mask to wear.
    • No visitors under the age of 18.
    • No visitors for COVID-19 positive patients
  • Med Surg/Special Care Units (Pediatric Inpatient): one visitor/caregiver per patient will be permitted with no time restriction.
    • Visitors should stay in patient's room, unless visiting the cafeteria.
  • Maternity: one visitor/caregiver per patient, per day, will be permitted with no time restriction.
    • Visitors should stay in patient's room, unless visiting the cafeteria or using public restrooms
    • Visitor/caregiver overnight stays may be permitted with approval from Maternity Manager
  • Emergency Department: (patients, including under the age 18) are permitted one visitor/caregiver per patient with no time restriction.
    • Visitor/caregiver must remain at the bedside of the patient while the patient remains in the Emergency Department.
  • Surgical Patients: all surgical patients are permitted to enter the facility based upon their assigned scheduled procedure time.
    • All surgical patients should enter the building using the assigned entrance ("Green Sign Entrance") in the front of the hospital.
    • One visitor/caregiver is permitted to remain with surgical patients with no time restrictions.
    • Visitor/caregivers must remain at the bedside of the patient while the patient is in the hospital.
  • Hospital Outpatient & Diagnostic Services: It is recommended for patients using hospital outpatient and diagnostic services to come alone, but if a caregiver is necessary, only one caregiver will be permitted during the visit.
    • Patients experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should call the office prior to arrival.
  • Outpatient Office(s) or Rehabilitation: It is recommended for patients visiting a provider office to come alone, but if a caregiver is necessary, only one caregiver will be permitted during the visit.
    • Patients experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should call the office prior to arrival.

Over the next few weeks, Pomerene will successfully transition operations and procedures to our "new norm." What began as uncertainty and imbalance will transition to consistent and orderly as a result of our People, Processes, Perseverance and Passion.Thank you for helping Pomerene meet its mission to serve our community.

 

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