The onset of fall and winter always presents a concern as the cold and flu season poses an increased risk for our patients, and it is frequently necessary for hospitals to take additional steps to protect our patients.
With wide-spread cases of the flu and respiratory viruses in the community it is necessary to implement changes to our visitation policy intended to protect and ensure the well-being of all our patients.
Effective January 26, 2018, and until further notice, a few changes to visitation will be in place.
Visitors must meet the following requirements:
You can assist us in protecting our patients, visitors and staff by:
A return to routine visitation will be made as soon as possible and will be based on recommendations from physicians, infection prevention teams, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
We thank you in advance for your cooperation, participation and support of our efforts and for your understanding for any inconvenience.
Please feel free to talk to the unit staff or a member of the medical team with any questions.