The well being and security of our sufferers and workers stay our prime precedence as we proceed to handle COVID-19 instances in our communities. Efficient Wednesday, February 10, as a result of decline of constructive COVID-19 instances and hospitalizations throughout south central Pennsylvania, WellSpan amenities will enable visitation of 1 household/assist individual for inpatient, emergency division, clinic visits, and outpatient places per keep.
Beneath the revised steerage, obstetrical sufferers will proceed to have the ability to have one delivery assist individual accompanying them all through their admission and care. This individual should be age 18 or older (until they’re the dad or mum of the newborn) and are in good well being. For pediatric sufferers, two wholesome dad and mom/guardians can be allowed within the unit at a time and they’re permitted for everything of the hospitalization.
For sufferers present process outpatient surgical procedure, testing, and for sufferers with a main care or specialty care appointment, one individual could accompany the affected person into the power whereas the process or care go to is being accomplished.
At the moment, guests are usually not permitted at WellSpan’s COVID-19 vaccine places.
WellSpan Well being will proceed to display all household/assist individuals who want to enter any facility, and nobody with COVID-19 signs can be permitted to enter. Everybody coming into the amenities may even be required to put on a masks.
Security stays our prime precedence. We’ll proceed to trace the variety of constructive COVID-19 instances in the neighborhood and regulate our visitation insurance policies as wanted to guard our sufferers and our groups. We acknowledge the difficulties the restricted visitation coverage presents to households and we proceed to supply digital visitation for these that may’t be with family members throughout these making an attempt instances.
If you’re experiencing non-emergent well being points, please think about in search of care at a handy WellSpan Pressing Care location. Additionally, sufferers are inspired to make use of WellSpan On-line Pressing Care to be seen rapidly and safely, with out the necessity to journey to a care location. Sufferers can go to www.WellSpan.org/OUC to get began.
To guard your self, your loved ones, and our communities, bear in mind easy, efficient steps to remain protected and cease the unfold of COVID-19 in our communities:
Restrict gathering sizes – even small gatherings carry massive threat.
Keep away from consuming or ingesting in teams.
Comply with masking and social distancing tips.
Wash your arms and use hand sanitizer.
When you will have the chance, get the COVID-19 vaccine.
For extra details about COVID-19 go to WellSpan.org/COVID-19.