Kentucky hospital resumes limited visitations amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Hopkinsville, KY (WKRN) — Jennie Stuart Health has resumed some limited visitations that includes a patient to have one visitor or support person at a time.

Currently, visiting hours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. With the exception of Maternity and NICU departments, visitors can rotate with others once during the allotted visitation hours.

  • Entrance restrictions:
  • The 18th Street entrance remains open only for outpatient infusion, cardiac rehabilitation, and pulmonary rehabilitation patients.
  • All other visitors are asked to enter through the main entrance near the emergency department.
  • Screenings will be provided at these two locations. No other hospital entrances will be open.
  • E.C. Green Cancer Center patients will continue to enter through the Wallace Building where screenings will be conducted before entry.

Anyone visiting a patient will be given a surgical mask and will be required to wear a mask or face-covering while inside. People can also choose to wear their own cloth masks.

  • Visitors must:
  • Wash their hands before and after a visit
  • Wear a mask at all times
  • Use the designated entrance and exit by the Emergency Department.
  • Visiting hours will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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