OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital Expands Visitation Policy Starting February 10

Posted on February 10, 2021

(KENTON, OH) OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital has announced that effective Wednesday, February 10, it will allow one visitor per patient at all hospitals, emergency departments, surgery and invasive procedure areas.

Each patient will select a designated visitor for the duration of their stay, who may visit daily. The visitor may come and go once per day.

Outpatient centers including laboratories, imaging and rehabilitation centers and OhioHealth Physician Group practices will continue to not allow visitors with limited exceptions.

All visitors will be required to wear a mask provided by Hardin Memorial Hospital while in the facility, except while eating, and be asymptomatic of COVID-19 symptoms.

The following exceptions will be made for patients in unique medical situations:

.Patients that have tested positive for COVID-19 – No visitors allowed with exceptions for end-of-life situations.

.Patients receiving behavioral health care – No visitors allowed for behavioral health patients.

.Patients receiving end-of-life care – Acute end-of-life patients may have up to three visitors at any given time, and no maximum number of visitors per day.

.Patients receiving neonatal, pediatric, adolescent care – Minor patients may have two parents or guardians visit

.Visitors with disabilities who need assistance – Caretakers for visitors who are disoriented, disabled or in need of an interpreter are permitted.

OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital, OhioHealth Shelby Hospital and OhioHealth Berger Hospital will all begin to allow one visitor on Feb. 10.

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital and OhioHealth Grove City Methodist Hospital will move to the one visitor policy on Feb. 15.

Hours and entrances may continue to be limited while visitor restrictions are in place.

For the latest visitor information, visit: ohiohealth.com/covid-19/visitor-restrictions

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