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COVID-19 Information and Updates

Current Visitor Restrictions

  • Visitors must wear a mask covering their nose and mouth (no vented masks)
  • Visitors must stay with the patient (not go to the cafeteria, gift shop, etc.)
  • People over age 65 and those with chronic illnesses who are not vaccinated should refrain from visiting.
  • On occassion, visitors should remain with a patient with special needs. Secure approval of attending doctor and administrator for exceptions.
  • For AnMed Health Cannon
    • Effective Friday, September 3, all hospital and emergency room visitors will be restricted. Exceptions will be made for pediatric patients and end-of-life situations. In those instances, only one visitor will be allowed. All visitors must be at least 14 years old and must wear a mask at all times while on our campus.
    • No visitors are allowed at AnMed Health physician offices, including AnMed Health Cannon physician offices, unless the patient is a child or has special care needs. One visitor will be allowed in those circumstances.
  • For Emergency Department Patients at AnMed Health Medical Center
    • Visitors are not permitted in the emergency department at this time. Beginning Monday, October 25th, one visitor will be allowed per patient.
    • In end-of-life situations, labor and delivery, and for pediatric patients, only one visitor will be allowed. This visitor must be 14 years of age or older.
  • For adult patients without COVID-19 (visitors must be over 14 years old)
    • Hospital (Medical Center) - One visitor at a time from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Visitors may switch throughout the day. One visitor may be allowed a longer stay (inlcuding overnight) for patients needing extra care. Must be approved by attending doctor and hospital administrator.
    • Behavioral Health - No visitors allowed
    • Hospital (North Campus) - One designated visitor per hospital stay. Visitors may not switch out during the day.
    • Outpatient/Practice visits - Special Procedure: One visitor allowed, but must stay in waiting room unless a site has private space for a patient. Exceptions may be made for children not being seen who are with an adult patient. Visitor can go to post-procedure area for discharge instructions. Practice Visits: One visitor allowed for patients with care needs. otherwise, no visitors allowed. Exceptions may be made for certain OB-GYN visits.
  • For pediatric patients without COVID-19
    • Outpatient Special Procedure - Two visitors allowed, but must stay in waiting room unless a site have private space for a patient. Visitors can go to post-procedure areas for discharge instructions.
    • Practice Visits - One visitor allowed in exam room. Infants 2 months an younger, and patients with care needs, may have two visitors. Exceptions may be made for certain visits and for families with multiple children.
  • For patients who have (or might have) COVID-19
    • Any Area - No visitor, except in comfort care situations with approval of attending doctor and hospital administrator.
  • For end of life events, up to three visitors (including under 14 years of age) may be allowed (one can remain at all times) with attending doctor and hospital administrator approval.