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General Visitor Restrictions and Screening Policy

To provide a safe, healing healthcare environment for everyone, Parrish Medical Center will implement additional restrictions and screening measures effective Monday, March 23, until further notice:

Restrictions and screening policy applies to Parrish Medical Center and all of its Parrish Healthcare Center ambulatory sites (Port St. John, Port Canaveral and Titusville).

Visitors*/Patient Companions are limited to one (1) at a time.

*Visitors with nonmedical necessities/purposes shall not be granted access.

Everyone with a need to visit Parrish Healthcare facilities, including outside vendors, will be screened each time they enter. Screening includes the following three (3) questions and temperature check:

  1. Have you traveled internationally or on a cruise ship in the past 14 days?
  2. Have you had contact with someone with or under investigation for COVID-19?
  3. Or, do you have a fever, cough, sore throat, or experiencing shortness of breath?
  • If the screening identifies any of the risk factors of COVID-19, you will not be allowed to enter. You will be provided guidance in accordance with the CDC guidelines.

No visitors under age 18.

  • Includes no infants or siblings.
  • Minors with medical necessity shall be seen and treated.

Patients in need of emergency care are strongly encouraged not to bring their minor children with them to the ER at this time.
Hospital visitation limited daily to 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Exceptions may be made for those visiting patients receiving end-of-life care.

Hospital Visitors
Effective Monday, March 23, everyone visiting the hospital will be directed to enter through an alternative care site, which has been constructed adjacent to the Emergency Department entrance. Screening will be conducted within this controlled environment prior to being granted access into the hospital, including access to its North Building (Business Office and Wound Healing Center). Visitation and screening policies are subject to change. The community’s patience and understanding is appreciated. For more information, visit