COVID-19 PATIENT RESOURCES

COVID-19

Visitor Restrictions

  • Visitors are required to wear a mask at all times.
  • Keep a safe distance from others.
  • Frequently wash hands or use hand sanitizer.

Knox County's current RISK LEVEL is: ORANGE

End-of-Life

Visitation restrictions will be at the discretion of the care team

Compassion Assistant**

There will be no visitation restrictions on members of the clergy and those with the power of attorney.

**Compassion Assistant Person who provides support/assistance to the patient due to mobility, reorientation/confusion, interpretation, court-ordered, or healthcare decision making. Aside from compassion assistant, patients who are admitted may have one additional visitor.

This indicates very high exposure and spread of COVID-19
LEVEL ORANGE VISITOR RESTRICTIONS
Ambulatory Surgery Center Adult patients: Visitor will be allowed in to discuss discharge instructions- will be notified by phone to come in. / Pediatric pediatric: 2 parents/guardians
CATH Lab / Diagnostic Imaging Adult patients: 1 person is permitted pre-procedure, for post-surgery discussion, and for assistance with discharge / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Center for Cancer Care 1 visitor for: Initial consult, treatment decisions, end-of-life/hospice care discussions, updates on patient's disease progression or recurring disease. Please call the Cancer Center 740.393.5551 for further information.
Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness Adult patients: No visitors / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Department of Primary and Specialty Care Adult patient: No visitors / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Emergency Room Adult patients: 1 visitor / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Inpatient Adult patients: 12 visitor per patient for length of stay / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Labor and Delivery Adult patients: 1 support person and 1 visitor per day Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians May stay at the hospital for the duration of the stay
Prenatal Appointment Adult patients: 1 visitor - only during fetal ultrasounds / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Urgent Care Center Adult patients: 1 visitor / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, to protect you, your loved one, hospital staff, and the public, you will not be able to visit your loved one in the hospital.