Visitation Guidelines for Providence St. Joseph Hospital, Orange

Effective September 17, 2022

Visitation Guidelines

All visitors must be free of fever and cold/flu-like symptoms. Patients are allowed two visitors at a time. There are no restrictions on the total number of visitors per day. If more than two visitors arrive at a time for a patient, you will be asked to wait. 

Visitation Hours

Visitation hours are 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Behavioral Health Services visitation hours are 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Surgical Masks are Required

All visitors must wear a surgical mask at all times; if you do not have one, we will provide one for you. Visitors are expected to wear their mask at all times, even when in the patient room. Visitors who do not follow our masking policy will be given one warning. Any further violations will result in termination of visitation for that day.

COVID-19 Patient Visits

Visitors for COVID-19 patients must wear an N95 respirator, face shield, gown and gloves at all times in a patient room. Visitors must check-in at the nurse’s station before entering the room, where they will receive this essential PPE and education.

Visitor Requests & Exceptions

There are exceptions made for end-of-life and other critical situations, please contact a nurse if you would like to make a request or discuss an exception. 

COVID-19 News & Updates

Get the latest COVID-19 news, important information and updates from health care providers and experts.

Initial results, safety data from clinical trial shared during international medical conference
A recent Hear Me Now podcast examines research about long COVID and what the evidence shows.
Providence was recognized by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA) for our commitment to scaling telehealth services throughout the pandemic and providing services to millions of patients.
Sherene Schlegel, Executive Director of Telehealth Clinical Operations spoke at a mHealth Intelligence panel on digital health literacy, in particular, among underserved populations.