Consolidated Entrances and Visitation Limitations Reinstated

POSTED: 12/29/2021

Consolidated Entrances and Visitation Limitations Reinstated

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

The Covid-19 positivity rate in our community and demand for Covid-19 testing at Main and North Campuses have significantly increased over the past week.  
 
As a result, at 5:30 am on Thursday, December 30th, Main and North Campus entrances for the public will be limited to: 

  • Medical Office Building Entrance (5:30am - 6:00pm)
  • Main Campus Front Entrance (Monday through Friday 5:30am – 5:00pm)
  • Main Campus ER Entrance 
  • North Campus: Public will continue to enter through the Emergency and 'Main Entrance'

Additionally, revised visitation policies at the Main and North Campuses will go into effect on Thursday, December 30th at 5:30 am. 

Visitation at Main and North Campuses

IMC's inpatient visitation policy is being reinstated to allow one (1) unique visitor per day during established visiting hours. Patients are allowed to change visitors each day.  IMC's full visitation policy including this change is as follows:

  • Outpatient Testing: Patient Only (Exceptions: patient is a minor or is developmentally challenged)
  • Inpatients at Main and North: One asymptomatic visitor at a time during established visiting hours. Visitor may not stay overnight.
  • Inpatient Rehab: One asymptomatic visitor allowed during established unit visiting hours
  • Inpatient Behavioral Health: One asymptomatic visitor allowed during established unit visiting hours
  • Inpatient Laboring Moms: Spouse/Partner allowed and 1 visitor
  • Special needs patient: (i.e. developmentally challenged) Spouse/Partner OR family member 
  • Pediatric Patients: Two parents or guardians
  • End-of-Life Patients: Spouse/Partner or Adult Family Member. Adult is defined as 18 or older.
  • Surgery: One adult for surgical patient (pre- and post-surgery) Visitor may not stay overnight.
  • Emergency Room: No visitors unless patient is a minor or is developmentally challenged. 
  • Covid-19 positive patients: Case-by-case basis.

Reminders

  • No visitor under 18 will be allowed to enter either facility. 
  • Social distancing guidelines and proper wearing of masks will be required at all times while inside both campuses and medical office building and clinics. 
We appreciate everyone’s continued cooperation with the implementation of these health and safety measures.