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Temporary Visitation Restrictions In Place Until Further Notice

  • Category: Coronavirus
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  • Written By: Parrish Healthcare

TITUSVILLE, FLA. (March 14, 2020) –Effective immediately Parrish Medical Center | Parrish Healthcare (PMC) is implementing temporary visitation restrictions on its main hospital campus. In order to protect medically at-risk patients and hospital care partners (employees, medical staff and volunteers), the following visitation restrictions are in place:

  • Visitors who exhibit flu-like illness (fever greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, a cough or sore throat) may not visit hospitalized patients during COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Visitors are limited to two (2) at a time.
    • *OB visitors must follow additional restrictions. OB visitors must be pre-registered. Any OB visitors not on the visitation list will not be permitted into the unit.
    • No one under age 18 is permitted to visit a hospitalized patient.
      • Emergency Department exceptions: Minors with medical necessity must be seen. Minors with parent who is patient are permitted to stay with patient in the ER.
  • Exceptions may be made for those visiting patients receiving end-of-life care.
  • The hospital will at a minimum conduct passive screening of visitors including posting of signage and public notices about the visitation restrictions.
  • Active visitor screening may be implemented as needed in consultation with and approval of hospital administration.