Due to an increase in COVID-19 infections, the following revisions to visitation are being implemented immediately at Union Hospital and Union Hospital Clinton. Union Medical Group offices are not affected at this time.
-Visiting hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
-Visitor must be 18 years or older.
-Visitors are required to wear a mask at all times – NO EXCEPTIONS.
-(2) designated visitors, including the Emergency Room.
-(2) visitors – parents ONLY in the NICU/Pediatrics.
-(2) designated labor room visitors, plus one additional visitor a day in the Mother Baby Unit.
-(2) designated visitors for entire labor room stay. Visiting hours do NOT apply to Labor & Delivery area.
-(2) parents may accompany underage child for testing. Visitors permitted to accompany vulnerable patients only, ie: patients with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, cognitive impairments – including dementia, Down Syndrome, autism, victims of sexual battery – including an advocate present during a medical forensic exam.
-(2) visitors permitted in waiting room.
-Visitors must pass an initial screen to enter the hospice facility, but other elements such as number and/or age of visitors is defined and monitored by the hospice unit.
Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Visitation
-(1) visitor, unless the patient is on aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) – then visitation must be limited to virtual offerings or approved under dire circumstances.
This applies to all areas – except for NICU/Pediatrics, Mother Baby and Labor & Delivery. Special considerations may be made on a case-by-case basis.