Hospice Inpatient Unit Visitation Policy

Due to current COVID-19 illness and in accordance with CDC and Department of Health guidance, we are implementing the following visitor policy to protect the health of our patients, visitors, and staff. This policy is subject to change.

5 visitors at a time are allowed to visit per patient.

Isolation patients are allowed to have 2 visitors ages 16 or older at a time. Pets and children under 16 are not allowed to visit patients in isolation.

We can accommodate 1 overnight guest to sleep per room.

Children may visit from 8a-10p. They are considered one of the 5 visitors.  They must always be accompanied by an adult.

Pets are allowed visits from 8a-10p if attended to by someone other than the patient.

Please arrange visitation within the family so that no more than five people are on Campus at a time. There is to be no waiting inside the building to switch out visitors.

In line with the New York Department of Health directive to maintain social distancing and limit the potential for exposure, please note the following:

·      Visitors must always wear a mask while in the building, in patient room, and on Campus or will be asked to leave

·      Visitors will be asked to leave the room while staff is providing care to patient. Please utilize our family rooms while waiting.

All visitors will undergo a wellness screen each time they enter the building. If you have tested positive for covid, been with someone who has covid or have symptoms (fever, shortness of breath, cough, chills, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, we ask that you stay home until you are feeling better. Anyone with a temp of 100 degrees or higher will not be allowed to visit. Anyone with respiratory symptoms will not be able to visit.


Updated August 18, 2022