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Visitation Guidelines 

GENERAL VISITATION GUIDELINES

At Schneider Regional Medical Center, the health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and community remains a top priority. Therefore, in accordance with the latest guidelines related to COVID-19, we have revised our visiting policy. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

For All Visitors

  • Visitors who are sick will not be permitted to enter the Hospital; this is without exception. 
  • We encourage visitors to remain closely connected to their loved ones through virtual means, including Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp and/or phone.

Behavioral Health 

  • No visitors are permitted for adult patients. Exceptions may apply based on the clinical team’s judgment.
  • For patients under the age of 18, Exceptions may apply based on the clinical team’s judgment.

Emergency Departments (ED)

  • Visitors are prohibited for adult ED patient. Exceptions may apply based on the situation and the clinical team’s judgment.
  • Only one caregiver per pediatric patient is allowed in the ED; parent or caregiver only. 

Hemodialysis

At this time, no visitors are permitted

Inpatient Visitation

At this time, no visitors are permitted for adult patients. 

In extenuating circumstances, such as imminent end-of-life and/or a specific patient needs extra support, temporary visitation may be granted at the discretion of the provider.

Labor and Delivery

  • At this time, no visitors are permitted. Exception include one birthing partner or support persons. 
  • We understand that this will be difficult for our patients and their loved ones, but we believe that this is a necessary step to promote the safety of our new mothers and children.

 Nursery and Pediatrics Visitation

  • One caregiver per pediatric patient is allowed in the pediatric inpatient units and the Nursery or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). 
  • These visitors can only be parents, guardians, or family care partners. When possible, the designated caregiver should remain the same for the course of admission. 

Surgery 

Patients undergoing surgery or procedures may have one visitor who must leave the medical center as soon as possible after the procedure/surgery.