COVID-19 Updates for Patients & Visitors

COVID-19 Updates for Patients & Visitors Main Content

family member visiting patient in the hospital

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our top priority is to keep our patients, visitors and caregivers safe.

Here you’ll find:

  1. Mask Policy
  2. Visitor Policy: Who Can Visit & Where?
  3. Parking and Entry Information
  4. Patient Safety Practices

 
 
 
 

COVID-19 Updates for Patients & Visitors Additional Content Section 1

Mask Policy

Masks are required in all hospitals and emergency centers. While many physician offices have optional masking policies for patients who do not have COVID-19 symptoms, select offices may require masks due to patient population.

Visitor Policy: Who Can Visit & Where?

As COVID-19 transmission remains low in our community, visitation has opened in most locations unless otherwise noted below.

Behavioral Health - Adult
One visitor at a time during visitation hours.
  - 2nd floor: Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm, Saturday 3-4 pm
  - 3rd floor: Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm, Sunday 3-4 pm

Behavioral Health - Pediatric
One visitor is permitted from 4:30 – 6:30 pm on alternating days as assigned by the unit

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center
All visitors must be ages 18+.

COVID Patients:
  - Adult: One visitor permitted for 2 hours of consecutive visitation time per day.
  - Pediatric: One visitor at all times.

Hospice & End-of-Life
Visitors age 16+ are recommended.

Hospitals
Up to 2 overnight visitors (9 pm - 5 am) may be permitted.

Labor & Delivery
  - Up to 4 visitors in a room at a time during visitation hours (5 am - 9 pm).
  - Only one support person age 18+ may stay overnight (9 pm - 5 am) unless the patient is in active labor.
  - No children under age 12 unless they are a sibling of the newborn.

Effective: May 6, 2022

Visitation Rights

 

Parking and Entry Information

Entrances may be limited. Patients and permitted visitors should park and enter through the following areas: