Visitor access expanded at Goshen Health

July 14, 2021

Effective today, Goshen Health adjusted visitor restrictions to allow for more patient visitation and support. Masks and entry screenings remain required at all facilities.
 
Non-COVID-19 inpatients

  • Two visitors in room at one time
  • Visitors may rotate in and out
  • Visiting hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sat.-Sun 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • One clergy may visit in addition to two visitors
  • One doula may be in room for OB patients in addition to two visitors

COVID-19 inpatients

  • Two visitors per session
  • Two visitor sessions per day (inpatient and OB only)
  • Visiting hours:
    • Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Sat.-Sun 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Visitors must be 18 years of age or older
  • Visitors must wear supplied KN95 mask at all times
  • One support person permitted per the entire stay for OB patients

Emergency Department non-COVID-19 patients

  • Two visitors in room at one time
  • One clergy may visit in addition to two visitors
  • No visitors allowed for patients requiring isolation

Center for Cancer Care and Retreat

  • One visitor during clinic appointments only

Outpatient Services

  • One visitor for adult appointments only. Two visitors will be allowed for pediatric patients, if room can accommodate a second visitor.

“We know loved ones play an important role in the healing process, and we are so grateful to be able to expand visitor access,” said Randy Christophel, President and CEO of Goshen Health. “We still need to remain vigilant and encourage others to be vaccinated for COVID-19.”
 
Visitor restrictions are necessary to protect patients, healthcare workers and the public from COVID-19. Ideally, visitors are those identified as involved in on-going caregiving/support for the patient and will be able to assist with education and caregiving.
 
These new visitor restrictions are also posted online at GoshenHealth.com/Covid19.