Holland Hospital COVID-19 Update

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Patient Visitation Guidelines

Effective August 16, 2022:

Please be aware of the following visitor guides and exceptions.

  • General hospital visiting hours are 6 AM – 9 PM.
  • Non-COVID-19 patients on 2W, 4W, 5W, Spine/Ortho, ICU/TU are allowed two visitors (age 16 and over) that may rotate. Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis.
  • COVID-19 patients are allowed two adult visitors that will remain the same for the duration of the patient's stay. Visitors for COVID-19 patients, and any others in isolation due to infection precautions, will wear appropriate PPE at all times, as directed by staff, and must remain in the patient’s room throughout their visit.
  • 6W (inpatient BHS) patients are allowed two visitors per patient per day during visiting hours from 6 PM – 8 PM.
  • Boven Birth Center patients are allowed one designated adult support person, plus...
    • Labor and Delivery (Non-COVID-19 patients): one additional adult visitor (18 years old and older).The additional adult visitor can stay past the end of visiting hours through the time of delivery. After delivery, only the designated support person will be allowed to stay.
    • After Delivery (Non-COVID-19 patients): two additional visitors during visiting hours. Siblings under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by the designated support person and may visit as a group. Children ages 2 and over are required to wear a mask.
    • Special Care Nursery (Non-COVID-19 patients): The mother and designated support person wearing the ID band matching the infant’s band are allowed to visit in the Special Care Nursery.
    • COVID-19 positive patients will be allowed one designated adult support person.
    • Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis.
  • Surgical, Endoscopy, Cath Lab, Radiology and Wound Clinic patients may be accompanied by up to two adult visitors on the day of the procedure.
  • One clergy member is allowed per patient (in addition to adult visitors). This includes Surgical Services.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed to visit. Exceptions:

  • Non-patient minors may accompany patients/visitors to Lobby 3 (Coffee Cove area) for purposes of lab work, bill paying, and nutrition and diabetic education appointments but may not proceed beyond Lobby 3 into the main hospital.
  • BBC newborn siblings may accompany the designated support person during visiting hours.

Regardless of vaccination status: All visitors must be screened upon arrival. Anyone with a COVID diagnosis or exposure to COVID within the last 5 days, or with COVID symptoms, will not be allowed to visit. Anyone exhibiting COVID symptoms will be advised to seek medical care.

All visitors must wear a hospital provided mask and follow posted safety guidelines at all times. Anyone not following guidelines will be asked to leave the building. Security will be notified if necessary.

What can I do to help prevent the spread of infection?

Stay informed. If you are sick, stay home. Follow the advice of the CDC at coronavirus.gov, including proper and frequent handwashing and travel guidelines

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