Decatur Morgan Hospital eases visitor restrictions

News

DECATUR, Ala. – Based on the number of COVID-19 cases in the area Morgan County has moved from a high-risk transmission level to a substantial transmission level. Decatur Morgan Hospital has changed its visitation policy to Level Green.

Green level visiting guidelines are as follows:

  • Hospitalized Inpatient Units: 2 visitor allowed, a support person may stay overnight if deemed appropiate by staff.
  • Critical Care/ICU: 2 visitors at a time. Visitors may rotate.
  • Emergency Department: 1 visitor per patient, 2 parents/guardians are allowed for pediatric patients, lobby visitation may be restricted as needed.
  • Tests and Procedures: 1 visitor per patients as space/social distancing permits.
  • Inpatient Surgery: 2 visitor allowed, a support person may stay overnight if deemed appropiate by staff. Surgery waiting room is on the ground floor.
  • Outpatient Surgery: 2 visitors per patients at a time.
  • Labor and Delivery: 2 visitor allowed, a support person may stay overnight if deemed appropiate by staff. Siblings are allowed.
  • Pediatrics: 2 parents/guardians.
  • Psychiatry: 1 visitor per patient during designated visiting hours.

The full visitation policy can be found here.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories