Visitor policy

Updated June 9, 2021  

To protect our patients, staff and community from the risks associated with COVID-19, we have visitor restrictions in place at all our locations.

Outpatient visitors

One or two visitors may accompany each patient for clinical or procedural appointments. Children who are capable of keeping a mask on may also accompany a patient who has an appointment. 

All outpatient visitors must: 

  • Be screened for symptoms at entry points and provided a blue sticker
  • Follow social distancing, masking and hand hygiene guidelines

Learn more about what to expect when you arrive for your next visit

Emergency Department visitors

Two adult visitors may accompany each minor patient. One adult visitor may accompany each adult patient. All visitors must be screened for symptoms at entry points and follow social distancing, masking and hand hygiene guidelines. 

Inpatient visitors

Inpatients can have one or two visitors at a time. Inpatients no longer need to have visitors documented in their electronic health record. Children who are capable of keeping a mask on can visit. 

Patients with COVID-19, or those suspected of having COVID-19, can have one or two fully vaccinated visitors each day for up to two hours. 

Those visiting COVID-19 patients must:

  • Provide proof of vaccination
  • Wear the personal protective equipment required in our COVID-19 units

Visitor hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. All inpatient visitors must: 

  • Complete a screening upon arrival 
  • Be healthy. Any visitor experiencing respiratory illness symptoms will not be allowed to enter
  • Wear a personal cloth mask or a procedural mask at all times (including while in patient rooms). Neck gaiters, bandanas and vented masks are not allowed  
  • Remain in the patient’s room during their visit 
  • Visitors are not allowed to eat or drink in patient rooms

Visitor hour exceptions

  • Pediatric patients may have two healthy visitors at all times
  • Labor and delivery patients may have two healthy visitors at all times