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Union Hospital Visitor Restriction Update

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.

Non-COVID-19 Visitation

-(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.