Schneck Eases Visitor Restrictions
February 25, 2021
As Schneck moves to normal operations, guidelines have been updated to ease restrictions on visitors to the medical center and its physician practices.
 
All visitors are required to complete a screening upon entering the facility. Once screened, they will receive a wristband to wear while in the building. Anyone with fever and/or chills, sore throat, muscle aches, runny or stuffy nose, cough, fatigue, headache, and vomiting and/or diarrhea must refrain from visiting patients.
 
All visitors, over the age of 2 years, are required to wear a mask while in the facility and should practice social distancing.
 
Inpatient Visitor Guidelines
  • Isolation patients: Visitors are not permitted. End-of-life patients may have limited visitors, as determined by the nursing supervisor.
  • Non-isolation patients: Visitors are limited to two people at a time and must remain in the patient room throughout the visit.
  • Labor and delivery patients: Visitors are limited to two people at a time and must remain in the patient room throughout the visit.
  • Newborns and pediatric patients: Parents/banded visitors are able to remain with the patient throughout the hospitalization. Additional visitors are limited to two people at a time.
 
Surgery Visitor Guidelines
Visitors are limited to two at a time.
 
Emergency Department Visitor Guidelines
Visitors are limited to two during the patient’s stay in the ED and must stay in the patient room at all times.
 
Schneck Physician Practices and Outpatient Services Visitor Guidelines
Patients may have two visitors accompany them to their outpatient test or physician office visit.
 
Cancer Center Visitor Guidelines
Patients may have two visitors accompany them to their clinic appointment.