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Visitor Restrictions due to COVID-19 Precautions

CRMC Visitor Policy Effective Wednesday, August 11

Capital Region Medical Center is committed to the safety of our patients, staff and visitors. As the COVID situation continues to change in our community, we continue to adjust visitor guidelines and policies as needed.

Patients in the hospital may have one (1) support person per day during visiting hours.

Visitor/Support person must be 18 years of age or over. Visiting hours are from 6 AM – 7 PM, daily. Visitors will be asked to leave by 7 p.m.

Obstetric Patients in the Capital Region Family Maternity Center may have two support people per day.

The following visitor restrictions are currently in place:

COVID-19 Patients

  • NO Visitors with the exception of end of life situations

ICU

  • One visitor per patient, per day. (Non COVID)
  • COVID-19 patients - visitation is prohibited (visitation may be granted at the department director's discretion for end of life situations)

Emergency Department

  • ONE visitor/support person per patient during visit
  • Pediatric patients are allowed one visitor/support person during visit

Visitors are required to stay in the room of the patient they are visiting, with mask on.

Inpatient

  • Patients in the hospital may have one (1) visitor/support person per day during visiting hours.
  • Visitors/support persons coming to see patients staying in the hospital (inpatient) must enter through the hospital/emergency entrance.
  • OB: Open age visitation for siblings with director approval
  • Inpatient pediatric patients may have two (2) parents/guardians per day, present at all times.
  • Exceptions may be granted for end-of-life situations by the unit director.
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit: One visitor/support person each day

Outpatient Services/Surgery

  • One visitor per patient is allowed (physically distanced) in the waiting areas.

Goldschmidt Cancer Center

  • Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology: One visitor/support person allowed.
  • Infusion Center and Radiation Therapy treatments: No visitors are permitted.
  • Imaging SW Campus: No visitors are permitted.
  • Exceptions can be made for patient with ambulating and/or mental capacity issue.

CRP Clinics

  • One visitor/support person (exception: pediatric patients may have two support persons)

SCREENING and MASKS

Anyone entering a Capital Region Medical Center facility will be screened for illness and required to wear a mask or face covering, this includes both visitors and patients. Exceptions to this rule include children seeking care who are under age 2, and individuals with certain medical conditions that hinder wearing a mask, i.e. severe skin condition or burns of the face/head. Visitors must also wash your hands when entering and exiting a patient's room. Visitors are encouraged to stay six feet away from the patient.

Visitors are asked to provide their own mask or face covering.

Please note: No one under the age of 18, with the exception of those seeking medical care, will be allowed access.

Learn more about COVID-19 and how you can protect yourself and your family.

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