Help keep our patients safe during flu season
For the safety of our patients, visitors and employees, Children’s has implemented increased visitor restrictions.
- Only two visitors, including a parent or guardian, per patient will be allowed at one time.
- Children younger than 12 years old will not be allowed in patient areas.
Only one parent or guardian should accompany each patient in the Emergency Room and waiting areas.
Thank you for your cooperation in helping our patients get better!
It's important for your child to see friendly, familiar faces while in the hospital. That's why guests are welcome throughout the day, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Non ICU patients are allowed four bedside guests (not including parents and/or legal guardians) at one time
- NICU patients are allowed two bedside guests at once
- Cardiac ICU patients are allowed three beside guests at once
- C11-C12 patients are allowed four bedside guests at once
Evenings are the best time for extended family and friends to visit since patients are usually busy during the day with medical tests, procedures and visits from their doctors.
Parents and legal guardians are not considered visitors. They are an important part of their child’s care team and may visit at any time.
When you arrive
All family, friends and guests will be asked a series of screening questions by our guest relations staff when you arrive. If guests are found to be free of illness, badges will be issued to indicate that you have been screened. Please wear your badge at all times when you are in the hospital.
Please do not visit the hospital if you are suffering from or have been exposed to contagious illnesses, such as a cold or chicken pox. To help you plan ahead, please do not visit if you have:
A fever of 100 or higher
A cough that produces mucus
Diarrhea or vomiting
Been exposed to Tuberculosis (TB), chicken pox, Measles, Mumps and/or Rubella
Exceptions may be made for patient parents and legal guardians. Please inquire about exceptions at the front desk when you arrive at Children’s.