Visiting Policy


Updated COVID-19 Visitor Policy
Effective November 20, 2020



NEW COVID-19 VISITOR POLICY

In keeping with the Governor’s Order, patient visitation is suspended effective Friday, November 20 at 5 p.m.

Some exceptions apply:

One (1) designated visitor per patient, per day for:
Patients classifed as critically ill (except COVID-19 patients)
Labor and Delivery Patients (must be the same visitor each day)
Pediatric Patients (must be the same visitor each day)
Patients in need of support (e.g. dementia patients)

Patients at end of life (including COVID-19 patients) are allowed two (2) visitors.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.





We ask that all Carroll Hospital visitors cooperate in promoting the comfort and well-being of our patients by observing the following visiting policy and visiting hours.
Visiting Policy
For the safety of our patients, please do not visit if you have a runny nose, cough or other symptoms of respiratory infection, gastrointestinal illness or any other suspected contagious disease.
General Visiting Hours
General hospital visiting hours for adult family members and friends are 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. These times may be restricted or extended based on the patient needs and type of care provided or unit-specific policies as outlined below.

Child Visitors
Children are permitted in certain areas to visit patients daily from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Child visitors must be supervised by an adult other than the patient. Siblings only in Pediatrics and The Family Birthplace.

Units:
Behavioral Health
Monday – Friday: 2 – 3 p.m., and 6 – 7 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 2 – 4 p.m., and 6 – 7 p.m.

Emergency Department
Two visitors per patient at the discretion of ED staff.

Critical Care Unit
One support person: unlimited visiting hours
All other family and friends: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The Family Birthplace
One support person: unlimited visiting hours
All other family and friends: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Pediatrics
Parents: unlimited visiting hours (Accommodations made for one parent overnight)
All other family and friends: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Special Care Nursery
Parents: unlimited visiting hours
All other family and friends: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., if one parent is present. Ten-minute visits with a maximum of two visitors at a time. No visiting hours between 6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Visitation at discretion of Special Care Nursery staff.