- All visitation is dependent on passing the entrance Covid-19 screening.
- Visitors who are sick will not be permitted to enter the hospital; this is without exception.
- Visitors will be screened and provided a sticker with screening
- Visitation stickers are to be worn and visible at all times.
- Visitors must stay 6 feet from the patient when feasible.
- One support person per patient upon approval of the Physician
Physician Office (2nd floor)
- One support person per patient
- One parent per patient
- In general, visiting hours will be from 9 m. until 8 p.m.; however, exceptions may be granted for unique situations.
- One visitor per Patient per day will be allowed once the visitor leaves no visitors will be allowed including the visitor that left.
- No visitors for COVID-positive patients.
- The collaboration of patients and visitors is encouraged to determine a schedule to adhere to the one visitor per patient, per day rule.
- Visitors must proceed directly to the Patient room and, upon leaving, exit with a hospital staff member.
- Visitors must stay in the Patient room unless instructed by
- If more than one visitor should appear in a patient’s room, the unit personnel will ensure only one visitor per patient. Additional visitors are not to stay on-premises.
- In general, visitors should use the bathroom facilities in the patient room they are visiting.
- If an outpatient surgery visitor fails Covid-19 screening, surgery may be rescheduled.
- Visitors must wear their masks at all times throughout the visit.
- The hospital will supply a mask if one is not available to the visitor or if the visitor’s mask isn’t functional.
- Clergy visiting more than one patient will be instructed to perform hand hygiene upon exiting one room and entering the next room.
- If Clergy plans to touch the patient for prayer, they must wear gloves before contact.
- Gloves are to be removed, and hand hygiene is to be performed before exiting that
- Exceptions can be made for visitation during end-of-life situations per nursing services.
More instructions can be provided to the clergy by Lucy Dunnagan, Director of Nursing, available at extension 7163.
Updated 9.1.2021 Bath Community Hospital
Patients and Visitors