COVID-19 Visitor Policy

as of December 28, 2021

As a result of a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in our community, and in an effort to continue prioritizing the safety of our patients, staff, providers, and community, Bath Community Hospital implemented a new visitation policy as outlined below.

Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 29, until further notice, No Visitors will be allowed in Bath Community Hospital to include all inpatient and outpatient areas.

Limited exceptions include:

  • Emergency Department (one support person per patient upon approval of physician)
  • Pediatrics (one parent or guardian per patient)
  • End-of-Life (one visitor at a time at provider’s discretion)
  • Inpatient Discharge (one support person per patient)
  • Outpatient Clinic/ Procedures (one support person per patient)
  • Clergy (upon patient request and approval of physician or hospital care manager)

Safety precautions:

  • All support persons, visitors, and vendors will be screened prior to entry.
  • No visitors will be allowed if they exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 or answer “Yes” to specific screening questions.
  • An approved mask must be worn at all times.
  • All support persons and visitors will remain in the patient room when inside the building.
  • Children under the age of 16 are allowed only if needing care.
  • All support persons and visitors are to wait in their vehicles, if possible, during patient procedures and will be contacted for patient pick up at the time of discharge.