Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc.

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New Visitation Policy Effective March 10, 2021

Mar 11, 2021 | General

Effective immediately, in an effort to protect patients, families, visitors and staff against the spread of COVID-19, Brooks-TLC has implemented the following visitation policy:

 Inpatient Visitation

  • Visitation will be limited to 3-6 p.m. daily for all non-COVID-19 patients.
  • One (1) designated person per day will be permitted in the non-COVID-19 patient rooms.

Emergency Department

  • One (1) designated person will be permitted.
  • Visitors will not be allowed to wait in the waiting room.
  • All ED visitors will be screened at ED registration.

Surgical Services

  • Pediatric patients having a surgical procedure may have one (1) designated person.
  • Adult patients having a surgical procedure may have one (1) designated person for initial intake who may rejoin at discharge.

Labor and Delivery

  • One (1) designated person will be permitted throughout the labor process, delivery and post-partum period.

End-of-life Visitation (all areas including COVID-19 patients)

  • Two (2) designated persons will be permitted if deemed end-of-life by a provider and is anticipated within 24 hours.


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

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