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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 the safety of our patients and staff in mind, the current visitation policy has been amended.
Effective September 19, 2022, visitors for any Department no longer need to produce a negative COVID test or proof of full vaccination. However, all visitors must be screened for COVID 19 symptoms. If screening is positive, they will not be permitted to visit.
Emergency Department – One visitor may accompany patient to the treatment area. Minors may have a parent or guardian at the bedside.
Inpatient and Sub-Acute Units – Visiting hours are between 12:30pm and 8:30pm Maximum of two visitors during a visiting period.
Ambulatory Surgery – Visitor/support person can accompany the patient through registration; a visitor to wait in the lobby area per social distancing requirements and as room capacity allows. Masks worn at all times.
Once at the Hospital – Visitors are screened by Registration Staff as per COVID 19 protocols. If the screening is positive, the visitors will not be allowed to visit.
Once screening is complete, 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. Masks are mandatory.
We thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Throughout this long pandemic, our staff continues to take care of patients and provide expert and compassionate care. We respectfully request that you recognize these dedicated professions and treat them with dignity and respect.