Mercy Regional Medical Center sets new visitor policy effective, June 15
The health and safety of the patients, visitors, staff, and communities remains a priority at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Therefore, in line with the latest guidelines issued by the CDC and CMS related to COVID-19, the hospital has revised its visitors’ policy.
Effective Monday, June 15, 7 a.m, the following visitor restrictions began to be enforced:
Visitation Hours for Med/Surg and ICU: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.; 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Visitation Hours Inpatient Rehab: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (ONLY)
No Visitors Allowed for known or suspected COVID positive patients, except:
Pediatric Patients-Parent/Guardian – one healthy parent/guardian per patient
Mentally/Physically Handicapped Patients- one healthy caregiver per patient
Critically Ill Patient / End of Life Care – one healthy spouse / family member
One Visitor per patient in all areas.
(ED and ICU may limit visitation at times if emergency situations arise)
Visitors are not allowed to change out during a visitation period,
Visitors will be screened each time they enter the hospital,
Visitors are asked to BRING a MASK and WEAR IT while in the hospital, this will allow us to conserve the hospital’s supply for patient care.
"We continue to monitor the risk of COVID-19 and may adjust visitor restrictions if necessary. Mercy appreciates your patience and cooperation in this matter," said Renee Brown, Director of Marketing/ Business Development and Physician Recruiting.