Holland Hospital COVID-19 Update

Patient Visitation Guidelines

Effective February 23, 2022:

Please be aware of the following visitor guides and exceptions.

  • General hospital visiting hours are 6 AM – 9 PM.
  • All patients on 2W, 4W, 5W, Spine/Ortho, ICU/TU are allowed two adult visitors that will remain the same for the duration of the patient’s stay. Visitors must be able to pass the screening criteria listed below.
  • Patients under 18 are allowed two parents or guardians.
  • 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 one visitor per patient per day during visiting hours from 6 PM – 8 PM.
  • Boven Birth Center patients are allowed one designated adult support person, plus one additional visitor.
    • Labor and Delivery: The additional adult visitor can stay past the end of visiting hours until the delivery. After delivery, only the designated support person will be allowed to stay.
    • After Delivery: During visiting hours, the additional visitor may be the infant’s sibling. Siblings under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by the designated support person. Children ages 2 and over are required to wear a mask.
    • Special Care Nursery: The mother and designated support person wearing the ID band matching the infant’s band are allowed to visit in the Special Care Nursery.
  • 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