Iberia Medical Center Returns to Total Restricted Visitation

POSTED: 7/2/2020

Iberia Medical Center Returns to Total Restricted Visitation

Thursday, July 2, 2020

In response to the rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Region 4, Iberia Medical Center will return to total visitor restrictions effective tonight, Thursday, July 2nd at 8 pm. 
Total Visitor Restrictions at IMC are defined as follows: 
NO visitors will be allowed to enter the Main or North Campus (exceptions below)

  • Laboring Moms – Spouse or Partner (No birthing coaches unless selected as your one partner)
  • Pediatric Patients - Two Parents or Guardians
  • End-of-Life Patients - Spouse/Partner or Adult Family Member. *Adult defined as 18 or older.
  • Surgery - One designated adult for surgical patient ( pre- and post-surgery)
  • Patients with cognitive, physical or mobility impairments -Spouse/ Partner or Adult Family Member
  • Emergency Department -One designated adult if patient is a minor or has cognitive or mobility impairments. 

Additionally, screening stations remain in place at the consolidated entrances (Main Campus: medical office building and Emergency Department / North Campus: Registration). Masks/face coverings remain mandatory for anyone entering Main, North and the medical office building. 

“The health and safety of our patients, staff and physicians is our top priority. We appreciate the continued support and understanding from our community regarding these practices,” states Dionne Viator, Iberia Medical Center CEO.