COVID-19 General Visitation Guidelines

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COVID-19 General Visitation Guidelines

Visiting & Masking Guidelines

Effective: August 16, 2021

Our Centra Hospitals

Over the last two weeks we have experienced increases in our COVID inpatient census. We understand the importance visitation has on both our patients and their families, however, the safety of our patients and Caregivers remains our top priority.

Visitation is limited to one (1) visitor at a time for all non-COVID patients. (some exceptions may apply based on location) 

  • This one visitor may interchange during the patient’s hospital stay.
  • Professional doulas and clergy members are recognized members of the care team and are not included in the visitor count.
  • This ONE visitor per patient:
    • Will only be allowed if they do not have COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath);
    • Will be screened each time they enter hospital facilities;
    • Must wear a mask while in any building;
    • Will be expected to comply to CDC guidance in place at the time of their visit.

Exceptions to this policy include;

  • Labor & Delivery and Mother/Baby units will allow one care partner and one visitor
  • End of life/compassion care will allow two visitors
  • Both parents may accompany pediatric/minor patients
  • Emergency Department visitors will be limited to one designated visitor

General Information

  • Visitation Hours - 7am - 9pm
  • Do not visit if you are feeling ill.
  • While in the building you should avoid touching surfaces as much as possible and wash your hands frequently.
  • Utilize social distancing requirements by standing/sitting six (6) feet apart from others.
  • As much as possible, it is our recommendation you please stay in the room of the person you are visiting.

CMG Practices

  • Visitation is limited to one (1) visitor at a time.
  • Per CDC guidelines, masking is required in this facility. You must wear a mask, covering your mouth and nose, throughout the duration of your visit.
  • While in the building you should avoid touching surfaces as much as possible and wash your hands frequently.
  • standing/sitting six (6) feet apart from others

COVID-19 units

  • No visitors unless end of life.

Speak with your loved one’s care team for special visitation opportunities if you’re unable to visit in person.


Skilled Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities

Guggenheimer, The Summit, Oakwood Health and Rehab, Fairmont Crossing

Please be aware visitation policies are affected due to increasing COVID cases in our region. Please check with the facility before visiting.

Visiting Hours
  • Centra Hospitals: 7am - 9pm
  • Exceptions for Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery and end-of-life patients

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