As the coronavirus infection rate continues to grow, BayCare Health System is closing patient visitation at its hospitals to safeguard the health of patients, team members, physicians and the community. The changes take effect Saturday, March 21. Only in certain, specific instances, will visitors be allowed into facilities.
Visitors may still be allowed, if approved by the hospital administrator on duty, for these circumstances:
- Labor and delivery, post-partum, pediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
- End of life situations
- Behavioral Health Unit
- Emergency Room
- Outpatient procedures
- Waiting room only when accompanying a patient receiving sedation