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Ellenville Regional Hospital wants patients to have the support of their family and friends while they are in the hospital recovering from an illness. We welcome visitation and keeping safety of our patients and staff in mind, the current visitation policy has been amended.
Effective September 27, 2021, all visitors that are scheduled for visitation must be vaccinated and show proof of vaccination at arrival with appropriate identification. Exceptions will be granted on case-by-case basis for End-of-Life, Pediatric and Special Needs Patients requiring a support person. All forms of vaccination proof including New York State Excelsior Pass will be acceptable. The visiting hours are as follows:
Emergency Department – Family and visitors allowed under extenuating circumstances. Minors may have a parent or guardian at bedside.
Inpatient and Sub-Acute Units – Visitation hours: 11:00am to 12:30pm and 6:30pm – 7:30pm. One scheduled visitor per patient allowed at a time.
Ambulatory Surgery – Visitor/support person can accompany patient through registration; visitor to wait in the lobby area per social distancing requirements and as room capacity allows. Masks worn at all times.
Setting Up Visitation – Family members must call 647-6400 ext. 240 to schedule a visitation appointment. Staff will ask screening questions to ensure the safety of all and remind visitors that they must be vaccinated to visit their loved one and bring proof of COVID 19 vaccination.
Once at the Hospital – Visitors screened by Registration Staff as per COVID 19 protocols. Visitors asked for proof of vaccination. Visitors escorted by a staff member to the patient’s room.
Visitors are requested to remain in the patient’s room throughout the visit except as directed by hospital staff to leave.
We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.