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.