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Iberia Medical Center Revises Hospital Entrance Policies

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Iberia Medical Center Revises Hospital Entrance Policies

October 13, 2021

Iberia Medical Center has reopened the Main Campus front entrance as a result of the continued decline in Covid-19 hospitalizations and the parish positivity rate currently below 10%. 


Other important information when entering the hospital: 

  • Main Campus Front Entrance is now open to the public Monday through Friday 5:30 am – 5:00 pm.

  • After hours and weekends: Visitors will enter the campus through the ER public sliding glass doors.

  • Masks: Everyone entering the hospital will continue to be required to wear a mask.

  • Cafeteria:  The cafeteria is open to the public with limited occupancy to enforce social distancing.

  • Gift Shop: The gift shop at Main is open from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

Current Visitation Policies:

 IMC's inpatient visitation policy will continue allow one visitor at a time during established visiting hours. Visitors may switch out and must be age 18 or older. IMC's full visitation policy is as follows:

  • Outpatient Testing and OB Outpatients: Patient and one asymptomatic adult

  • Inpatients at Main and North: One asymptomatic adult visitor at a time during established visiting hours. Visitor may not stay overnight.

  • Inpatient Rehab: Asymptomatic adult visitor allowed during established unit visiting hours.

  • Inpatient Behavioral Health: Asymptomatic adult visitors (one at a time) allowed during established unit visiting hours.

  • Inpatient Laboring Moms: Spouse/partner/designated support person allowed

  • 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

  • Surgery: One adult for surgical patient (pre- and post-surgery) Visitor may not stay overnight.

  • Emergency Department: One adult per ED patient

  • Covid-19 positive patients or Covid-19 pending patients: only in end-of-life circumstances



Iberia Medical Center Revises Hospital Entrance Policies

Iberia Medical Center has reopened the Main Campus front entrance as a result of the continued decline in Covid-19 hospitalizations and the parish positivity rate currently below 10%. 


Other important information when entering the hospital: 

  • Main Campus Front Entrance is now open to the public Monday through Friday 5:30 am – 5:00 pm.

  • After hours and weekends: Visitors will enter the campus through the ER public sliding glass doors.

  • Masks: Everyone entering the hospital will continue to be required to wear a mask.

  • Cafeteria:  The cafeteria is open to the public with limited occupancy to enforce social distancing.

  • Gift Shop: The gift shop at Main is open from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

Current Visitation Policies:

 IMC's inpatient visitation policy will continue allow one visitor at a time during established visiting hours. Visitors may switch out and must be age 18 or older. IMC's full visitation policy is as follows:

  • Outpatient Testing and OB Outpatients: Patient and one asymptomatic adult

  • Inpatients at Main and North: One asymptomatic adult visitor at a time during established visiting hours. Visitor may not stay overnight.

  • Inpatient Rehab: Asymptomatic adult visitor allowed during established unit visiting hours.

  • Inpatient Behavioral Health: Asymptomatic adult visitors (one at a time) allowed during established unit visiting hours.

  • Inpatient Laboring Moms: Spouse/partner/designated support person allowed

  • 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

  • Surgery: One adult for surgical patient (pre- and post-surgery) Visitor may not stay overnight.

  • Emergency Department: One adult per ED patient

  • Covid-19 positive patients or Covid-19 pending patients: only in end-of-life circumstances



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