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: RED

End-of-Life

Visitation restrictions will be at the discretion of the care team

Compassion Assistant

A 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.

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

This indicates very high exposure and spread of COVID-19
LEVEL RED VISITOR RESTRICTIONS
Ambulatory Surgery Center Adult patients: No visitors - communication will be done via phone or text messaging / Pediatric pediatric: 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.
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 Rehabilitation and Wellness Adult patients: No visitors / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Department of Primary & 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: 1 visitor / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Labor and Delivery dult patients: 1 visitor / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians. Visitor 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: No visitors / 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.