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.
As part of continued efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), EFFECTIVE January 20, 2021, Fitzgibbon Hospital has adopted a ONE (1) VISITOR policy.
Patients are allowed one individual to accompany them in the following circumstances. All individuals seeking entry are subject to screening questions in order to enter the facility. Entry will be permitted at the discretion of the medical staff in the following situations:
EXCEPTIONS TO THESE GUIDELINES:
In lieu of a personal visit, we suggest utilizing FaceTime, Zoom or other virtual means to connect with a loved one in the hospital.
We apologize for any inconvenience this policy may cause, and we hope you understand we do not make these decisions lightly or without considerable thought. These are difficult but necessary steps intended to keep everyone safe as we implement procedures to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Visitors entering our facility must anser the following questions.
(1) Do you have ANY of the following symptoms:
Fever or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muslce or body aches
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting
(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.