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New Visitor Restrictions as part of COVID-19 Response

Effective August 6, 2020
 

VISITOR GUIDELINES APPLY TO THE MEDICAL FLOOR ONLY

  • Inpatient visitation hours are from 11 AM to 5 PM.*
  • One designated visitor per patient per hospital stay. Visitor must pass screening upon entry, and may not switch out with another visitor during the day.
  • Visitors must be 18 years or older.
  • Visitor entrance will be through main hospital entry only (not through Emergency Department).
  • Minor patients may have both parents or guardian, but only one at a time.
  • All visitors must wear the arm band and mask issued to them at the screening station and fill out visitor form.
  • All visitors must wear a mask at all times and practice social distancing, even in patient rooms.
  • Visitors must follow any isolation precautions in place. No visitors for COVID-19 suspected patients.
  • Visitors must practice good hand hygiene by washing their hands and/or using hand sanitizer prior to entering patient room and upon leaving hospital.
  • Visitors must limit traffic in the hospital and stay in patient room (exception would be restrooms or vending machine area).

*Visiting after 5 PM by pre-approval from LCMH Administration.

If you are here to visit a medical floor patient and no one is present at the main entrance, please call 618-943-7235.

 

VISITOR GUIDELINES FOR ACCOMPANYING PATIENTS TO PHYSICIAN APPOINTMENTS AND OUTPATIENT SERVICES*

  • Only one additional person may accompany the patient for physician appointments or outpatient services as needed.
  • Screening criteria must be passed for this person to enter the facility. They will be required to wear provided arm band and face mask at all times. They must also practice social distancing.
  • Visitors must be 18 years or older.
  • Minor patients may have both parents or guardian, but only one at a time.
  • Visitor must perform hand hygiene on entry and exit of facility.
  • Travel within the facility will be limited to the designated appointment or outpatient site.

*At this time, there will continue to be no visitors to the Emergency Department unless approved as a special circumstance.

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