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Visitation Updates

June 24, 2020

October 31, 2020

A new visitation policy is in effect for Hood Memorial Hospital and Amite Rural Health Clinic.

INPATIENT VISITATION

·        ONE visitor per patient per day will be allowed for patients who are not under any isolation precautions, including but not limited to COVID-19.

·        Visitation is Monday-Friday from 2-3 p.m.

·        Visitors must age 18 or older.

·        Upon arrival, visitors must enter through the front lobby and complete the following: (1) Temperature check for fever; (2) Verbal screening for cough, shortness of breath, sore throat; (3) Hand sanitation. They will receive a“visitor sticker” once they pass the screening.

·        Visitors are required to wear a mask and a “visitor sticker” the entire time they are in our facility.

·        Visitors cannot bring in outside food or beverages.

Please contact Patient Activities Coordinator at (985) 748-9485 for any assistance with inpatient visitation restrictions. A virtual visit with a patient is an option for family members.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITATION

·        Adult patients receiving care in the Emergency Department will be allowed one support person; minors (<18 years) may be accompanied by one parent.Depending on social distancing protocols,additional visitors may be allowed in the front lobby.

·        Upon arrival, visitors must complete the following: (1) Temperature check for fever; (2) Verbal screening for cough, shortness of breath, sore throat; (3) Hand sanitation. They will receive a“visitor sticker” once they pass the screening.

·        Visitors age 2 and older are required to wear a mask and a “visitor sticker” the entire time they are in our facility.

·        Visitors cannot bring in outside food or beverages.


AMITE RURAL HEALTH CLINIC VISITATION

·        Adult patients receiving care at Amite Rural Health Clinic will be allowed one support person; minors(<18 years) may be accompanied by one parent.

·        A parent/guardian may bring more than one child with them into our facility.

·        Upon arrival, everyone must complete the following:( 1) Temperature check for fever; (2) Verbal screening for cough, shortness of breath, sore throat; (3) Hand sanitation.

·        Everyone age 2 and older is required to wear a mask the entire time they are in our facility.

·        Visitors cannot bring in outside food or beverages.


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