Visitor Guide

Visiting Guidelines During COVID-19

Safety is our Priority

Until further notice, our updated visitor guidelines state that patients at the hospital, surgical center and offsite clinic patients will be allowed one adult visitor, as outlined below. Pediatrics patients are allowed to have both parents/guardians with them.

The following rules and exceptions remain in effect:

  • Visitors must screen negative for COVID-19 symptoms before entry.
  • Visitors are required to wear a face mask.
  • No visitors under the age of 16 are allowed at this time.
  • Visiting hours end at 9 PM, except where noted.
  • Approved visitors are not allowed to congregate in any area. Visitors shall remain in the patient’s room, as much as possible. Visitors not following all posted guidelines will be asked to leave.

Inpatient and Hospital–based clinic policy

  • Patients on 2-West, 4-West, 5-West, Spine/Ortho and ICU/TU are allowed one visitor. Pediatric patients (under age of 18) are allowed to have both parents with them.
  • Patients on 6-West are allowed one visitor per patient per day between 6 PM and 8 PM.
  • Boven Birth Center and OB ultrasound patients are allowed one support person.
  • Special Care Nursery (SCN) visits are limited to the birth parent and designated person wearing matching ID bands.
  • Surgical, Endoscopy, Cath Lab, radiology and lab patients may be accompanied by one person, except for pediatric patients which allows for both parents.
  • For end-of-life circumstances, two visitors at a time will be allowed in the patient’s room. Others will be asked to wait in the car.

Outpatient

  • Patients undergoing outpatient surgery or procedures may be accompanied by one adult. Both parents are allowed for pediatric patients (under age of 18).

Emergency Department

  • Patients are allowed one support person/visitor. Both parents are allowed for pediatric patients (under age of 18).
  • For end-of-life circumstances, two visitors are allowed in the patient’s room.
  • All others will be asked to wait in their car.

Offsite Clinics

  • Patients with appointments for Lab, Radiology, Rehab or other offsite clinic are asked to attend the appointment unaccompanied unless the patient requires assistance.
  • Others will be asked to wait in their car.

Clergy Visits

  • Patients may receive visits from clergy, in addition to a family visitor. Required screening applies. (Note: no clergy allowed in pre-op or COVID-positive patient areas.)

Let’s Stay Holland Strong

Remember, the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and your neighbors is to stay home as much as possible. Don’t forget to wash your hands frequently and follow social distancing guidelines. Together, we can make a difference and remain Holland Strong. Learn more at hollandhospital.org/covid19.