Holland Hospital COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 PCR Testing Open to All Patients

Both symptomatic and non-symptomatic patients may self-schedule COVID-19 PCR test appointments. No referral is necessary.

Patients will be served in 15-minute windows from 3 PM to 7 PM at our Lab located at 854 Washington Ave, Building A, Suite 100. Results will be sent by email from donotreply@hollandhospital.org and will also be available via the patient portal within 72 hours.

*Defined by the CDC, symptomatic includes fatigue, runny nose, congestion, fever, cough, new loss of taste or smell, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath or sore throat.*

Self-schedule your appointment at hollandhospital.org/covidtesting.


Patient Visitation Guidelines

Effective Nov 19, 2021

Please be aware of the following visitor guides and exceptions.

  • General hospital visiting hours are 6 AM – 9 PM
  • COVID-19 patients 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.
  • 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.
  • Non-COVID-19 patients on 2W, 4W, 5W, Spine/Ortho, ICU/TU are allowed two visitors (age 16 and over). Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis at the discretion of the nurse.
  • 6W (inpatient BHS) patients are allowed two visitors per patient per day during visiting hours from 6 PM – 8 PM.
  • Boven Birth Center patients are allowed one support person.
    • Covid+ patients are only allowed one support person, who will be tested upon arrival to the unit.
    • For non-Covid+ patients, an additional adult visitor can stay past regular visiting hours until delivery. After delivery, only one Covid negative support person is allowed to stay.
    • For non-Covid+ patients, the additional visitor can include a sibling under age 16 during regular visiting hours. Children ages 2 and over are required to wear a mask.
    • The mother and designated support person wearing the ID band matching the infant’s band are allowed to visit in the Special Care Nursery.
  • OB Ultrasound, Surgical, Endoscopy, and Cath Lab 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 two 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.
  • Siblings of BBC newborns 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 14 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

COVID-19 Snapshot

Last updated: Sun, Dec 5, 2021

Current inpatients with
confirmed positive:
47

COVID-related deaths since vaccine publicly available (Mar 2021): 48

COVID-related deaths among fully vaccinated since Mar 2021: 3

COVID-19 PCR Testing

By appointment only

Schedule test with Holland Hospital Lab

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