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Information for Patients & Visitors

In order to protect our patients and staff, visitor policies must be adjusted based on what we are seeing in our community and our hospital.  All individuals seeking entry into Fitzgibbon Hospital and Clinics must answer screening questions. In addition, please refer to the following guidelines for visitor restrictions until further notice, effective January 20, 2021.

 

UPDATED FITZGIBBON HOSPITAL

VISITOR POLICY

Fitzgibbon Hospital has moved back to the "normal" visitor policy with the following exceptions.

  • No visitors to Covid+ rooms 
  • 1 Visitor in ER

Effective 6/1/2021 - Subject to change based on staff discretion and for compassionate care purposes.

In lieu of a personal visit, we suggest utilizing FaceTime, Zoom or other virtual means to connect with a loved one in the hospital.

 

Updated Guidelines for The Living Center

  • Limit of (2) visitors at one time, 12 years of age or older (unless previously approved)
  • Must be screened at the front door each day they visit
  • All visitors must wear a mask while they are in the facility
  • Socializing with residents should be conducted in their own room, not in common areas
  • Pleas practice social distancing (6' of distance maintained) unless both resident and visitor have been fully vaccinated (at least 14 days have passed since second dose)
  • Please practice good hand hygiene (washing with hand soap or hand sanitzer at all of the following times, but not limited to:
    • Before entering the facility and after exiting
    • Before contact with any resident
    • Before entering resident room or visitation room
  • Visitation days/times
    • Visits will be held from 8am - 5 pm, 7 days/week.  No need to schedule appointments.

SCREENING QUESTIONS

Visitors entering our facility must anser the following questions.

(1)  Do you have ANY of the following symptoms:
Fever or chills
Cough
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Fatigue
Muslce or body aches
Headache
New loss of taste or smell
Sore throat
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting
Diarrhea

(2) Are you currently awaiting your COVID-19 test results?

(3) Have you been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 or in quarantine for COVID-19 within the last 14 days?


If you answered "Yes" to ANY of these questions, you may NOT ENTER the facility.