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Noyes Health COVID-19 Service Updates

Current Visitor Restrictions at Noyes Memorial Hospital, effective Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.

Who can visit?

  • Two visitor at the bedside at a time.
  • Visitors may alternate during the day.
  • Visitors must be 18 years or older.

When can you visit?

Visiting hours are anytime between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

What are the exceptions?

Patients with COVID

  • 1 visitor at a time, with a maximum of 2 per day
  • Everyone must stop at nurse's station prior to visiting where staff will show you where PPE is and answer any questions regarding wearing or taking off personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Appropriate PPE is required at all times while in patient rooms. This includes a mask, gown, gloves and eye protection. 
  • Visitors must stay in patient rooms

Pediatric Patients:

  • 4 individuals may be identified to visit throughout the day
  • Only 2 individuals at the bedside at a time
  • Only 1 individual is permitted overnight.

OB Patients in labor:

  • 1 identified support person and 3 visitors may be designated during labor.
  • After delivery, the support person and visitors may continue to visit throughout regular visiting hours.

Developmental Disabilities/Cognitive Impairment Patients

  • 1 support person, no time limitations, as care team deems necessary.

End-of-Life Patients

  • 2 individuals may visit at the same time.

Note: Visitor status will be reviewed as patient’s condition changes.

Policy for patients having surgery or a procedure:

  • Only 1 visitor may accompany the patient through the surgical process.
  • The visitor may remain socially distanced in the designated waiting rooms, or may be asked to wait in the vehicle if space does not allow for social distancing.
  • If the patient is admitted after surgery, visitation and exception guidelines will be followed.

Emergency Department and Urgent Care Visitation Policy:

  • 1 visitor at a time with the patient, when volume and safety within the department permit. If waiting room is too busy, visitors will be asked to leave.
  • For patients under investigation for COVID, no visitors will be permitted until test results are returned to manage visitor PPE requirements.
  • If the patient is admitted into the hospital, but will in the ED waiting for a bed, hospital visitation and exception guidelines will be followed.

Dialysis Unit:

  • Visitors are not permitted due to space limitations.
  • Visitation exception guidelines will still be followed.

 Infusion Center Policy:

  • 1 support person permitted in the Infusion Center.


What Do You Need to Do When You Visit?

  • A medical mask must be worn at all times - cloth masks are not permitted. Those who fail to comply will be asked to leave the premises. Wear your mask correctly; nose and mouth must be covered.
  • Wash your hands often. Wash with soap for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer; as needed.
  • If you currently have COVID symptoms, have had a recent exposure or positive test with the past 10 days, you are NOT permitted to visit. After screening you will receive a 1 day only visitor pass.
  • Stay in your patient’s room whenever possible. If you smoke, please bring nicotine replacement.

Noyes' County Health Department Partners