Saint Joseph’s Medical Center
INPATIENT PSYCHIATRY VISITOR GUIDELINES
Effective Tuesday, April 27
WHO CAN VISIT?
Each patient is allowed ONE visitor per day for ONE HOUR ONLY. Please note there will be no visitation for patients who have tested positive for COVID. Visitors must call the unit to schedule their visit.
Please use the following numbers to schedule a visit:
Hall 2: (914) 378 7200
Hall 3: (914) 378 7300
A MAXIMUM of 5 visitors per visiting hour/per unit will be scheduled to allow for social distancing. Visitors do not need to stay for the full ONE hour visiting session. However, they must be ON TIME for the session in order to maintain social distancing and keep staff, patients and visitors safe. Visitors will not be admitted if they have not preregistered.
GUIDELINES FOR VISITORS
- Visitors and patients are REQUIRED to wear masks, maintain social distance (6 ft.) within the designated visiting area and use hand sanitizer when entering the facility and entering the unit.
- Visitors will enter the main hospital entrance and be screened for symptoms. Visitors without a fever will be asked to sign in, providing their name and the initials of patient they are visiting. All visitors must be listed on the Visitor Schedule. People with a fever or symptoms will not be allowed to visit.
- Visitor belongings such as purses, backpacks, etc. MUST be placed in the bag paper bag to be provided, stabled shut and returned to visitor. NO food/snacks will be allowed to be brought in at this time.
We appreciate your cooperation with these guidelines so we can ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and staff.