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Brooks-TLC Hospital System Loosens Some Visitation Restrictions

By February 9, 2022No Comments

Change affects inpatient visitation

In accordance with the latest New York State Department of Health guidance, Brooks-TLC Hospital System will implement the following change to its visitation policy, which now includes inpatient visitation for non-COVID-19 patients on all campuses, effective immediately:

Inpatient Visitation — limited to 3 to 6 p.m., daily, for all non-COVID-19 patients. One designated person per day will be permitted in the non-COVID-19 rooms.

Emergency Department — One designated person permitted. Visitors will not be allowed to wait in the waiting room.

Adult Surgery Services — Adult patients having a surgical procedure my have one designated person for initial intake who may rejoin at discharge.

Pediatric Surgery Services — One person will be permitted for pediatric patients having a surgical procedure.

End-of-life Visitation (all areas including COVID-19 patients) — Two designated persons will be permitted if deemed end-of-life by a provider and is anticipated within 24-hours.

Wound Care Center — one support person will be permitted for patients during the procedure and education process.

All visitors must remain in the patient room and wear a mask over the mouth and nose for the duration of their visit.

Brooks-TLC will continue to announce changes to visitation as updated guidance is issued from the New York State Department of Health.