Following the governor’s orders, out of state visitors from low risk states will be allowed to visit without a 14-day quarantine.
San Juan Regional Medical Center is now allowing non-COVID/non-respiratory patients one visitor in order to facilitate healing while keeping the health and safety of our entire organization at the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An important part of this new policy that we need to reiterate is the fact that only ONE visitor will be allowed per day per admitted patient. In addition, out of state visitors who come to the hospital from states deemed high risk will need to quarantine for 14 days before they are allowed to visit a patient in the hospital. Visitation hours for non-COVID/non-respiratory patients are between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
For visitors of non-COVID/non-respiratory patients, the following guidelines apply:
• All visitors must be age 18 or older
• Visitors will be screened
• One visitor per day per admitted patient
• An admitted patient cannot have multiple visitors in one day
• If the visitor leaves the facility during the visiting hours with plans to return they will be rescreened at the main entrance and must be prepared to show ID before returning upstairs
• Overnight visitors are not allowed
All visitors are required to practice proper hand hygiene and wear a cloth face mask. No masks with valves are allowed.
We will continue our no visitor policy for COVID/respiratory patients, with the following exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis:
· Parents or Legal Guardian of minors
· Visitors for patients lacking decision-making capacity
· Visitors for patients near end of life
· Visitors for expectant mothers
· Any exceptions will be limited to one family member and security will be notified
While we do allow for exceptions on a case by case basis, it’s important to remember that all exceptions include only one family member or caregiver. This means that one person will be allowed to visit. It does not mean that one person can visit at a time with multiple visitors on a given day.
The current visitor restrictions in the Emergency Department still stand.
View our COVID-19 Resources Page