Providence Oregon updated visitor policy
As we continue to monitor the prevalence of COVID in our community, we are now able to allow one visitor at a time for most patients. The new policy takes effect Monday, March 14.
How it works
One visitor at a time is allowed in adult inpatient units, mother/baby units, emergency departments and hospital-based outpatient and procedural areas.
Special rules apply for people with disabilities or COVID-19, and for those in behavioral health inpatient units.
Some exceptions are in place for certain patients. In these cases, visitors must be at least 16 years old.
- Pediatric patients can have 2 visitors at a time.
- Labor and delivery patients can have 2 visitors at a time.
To prevent the spread of disease, everyone must wear a mask in the hospital and maintain a safe physical distance of 6 feet (2M).
We understand that limiting visitors is difficult for people with sick family and friends in the hospital. Thank you for understanding, as we do our best to balance your loved one’s need for connection with the need to keep everyone safe.