The Bon Secours St. Francis Health System has just announced its latest visitation restrictions.
Visitor restrictions will be tightened beginning on Thursday, January 7, to ensure the safety of their patients, staff, and health care workers.
According to the press release, most patients will be allowed to have one visitor a day.
The following changes will be effective starting on Thursday:
- Visiting hours at St. Francis Downtown will be limited to 2 pm – 6 pm daily. Exceptions will be made for outpatient procedural areas where a medical companion is necessary.
- Visiting hours at St. Francis Eastside will be limited to 12 pm – 4 pm daily. Exceptions will be made for laboring mothers as well as the NICU.
- Bon Secours will no longer allow visitors in the emergency room unless a medical companion is deemed necessary for patient care
Before entry to any Bon Secours facility, all guests must undergo a temperature check and screening.
No visitor policy for COVID-19 patients is still in place.