New Visitor Policy

We understand the importance of patients having access to their loved ones while receiving care at Providence hospitals. 

According to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), as of August 11, 2021, all hospital visitors must either show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or present documentation of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test within the last 72 hours.

If you need assistance locating a COVID-19 testing facility, please visit:

Visitors who are temporarily exempt from the vaccine and testing requirements, but must comply with all infection prevention measures (including masking and social distancing) include:

  • Visitors who are visiting a ­­­patient in critical condition, when death may be imminent.
  • In emergent situations, parent or guardian visitors of pediatric patients, a support person for a labor and delivery patient, and support persons for a patient with physical, intellectual, developmental disability, or cognitive impairment are considered visitors who are visiting a patient in critical condition. For subsequent visits following the emergent situation and as soon as reasonably possible, these visitors must comply with the vaccine verification or applicable testing requirements within 72 hours.

Due to the pandemic there may be frequent changes to the visitor policy. Please check here for the most current update or call the ministry you wish to visit. Further information about the new restrictions and visitor policy are listed below by hospital. We encourage any visitors to review the site of the hospital they plan to visit for the most up-to-date guidelines. 

Thank you for helping keep patients, visitors, staff and physicians safe. 

Visitor Guidelines by Hospital

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