Terre Haute Regional Hospital announces changes to visitation policy

Local News

WTWO photo

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Terre Haute Regional Hospital announces a revision to its visitation policy as COVID-19 cases in the Wabash Valley continue to decline.

Beginning Thursday, June 17, two visitors at a time will be allowed.

No visitation is allowed for the Behavioral Health Unit or confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients in all areas.

In addition, the following services or situations will allow overnight visitors: pediatrics, NICU, laboring mothers, patient advocates, pre/post surgery, end of life, and designated support person for a patient with a disability.

Visiting hours are between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily, but the hospital says there may be times when the length of visits must be restricted or suspended for patient’s safety and comfort.

The hospital says visitors must be masked at all times and must verbally confirm the following statements prior to entering:

  • I agree to wear a mask at all times while in the facility.
  • I have not had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19, or thought to have COVID-19, within the last 14 days.
  • I have none of the following symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, muscle or body aches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Trending Stories