Beginning subsequent week, Aiken Regional Medical Facilities will additional reduce its restrictions on visitation.
The hospital’s visitation hours will probably be up to date to 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. starting Monday.
Within the emergency division, two guests could accompany a affected person. The guests should are available in with the affected person and keep within the particular room or bay assigned to the affected person till discharge. If the affected person is admitted, the guests could accompany the affected person throughout visiting hours.
Inpatient areas are permitted two guests per day throughout visiting hours. Within the labor and supply/postpartum space, new moms are permitted one grownup in a single day customer; guests aren’t permitted for diagnostic testing.
Sufferers with bodily, mental and/or developmental disabilities and sufferers with cognitive impairments might be accompanied by one in a single day customer and a complete of two guests throughout visiting hours.
Within the intensive care unit and progressive care unit, two guests are permitted per day throughout visiting hours.
A affected person on the finish of life is permitted two guests and a priest; exceptions could also be made on a case-by-case foundation.
Pediatric sufferers might be accompanied by two adults or guardians all through your entire remedy; siblings aren’t permitted.
For outpatient testing/surgical procedure, one customer could accompany a affected person. Surgical procedure guests could keep within the ready room, wait of their automobile, or depart and are available again when notified by cellphone that the affected person is able to be discharged and picked up.
Guests aren’t permitted within the behavioral well being space.
Moreover, all sufferers, guests, medical workers and associates will proceed to be screened previous to entry, have their temperatures checked, and will probably be required to put on a masks. All people should put on a face protecting over the nostril and mouth whereas within the facility; neck huggers/gaiters and bandanas aren’t accredited coverings.
Guests are requested to scrub fingers, use hand-sanitizer, and follow social distancing for the protection and wellbeing of others.
Guests have to be at the very least 18 years of age. Sufferers who’ve examined optimistic for COVID-19, or who’re pending COVID-19 check outcomes, won’t be permitted guests.
Aiken Regional additionally introduced Friday it has confirmed 1,352 circumstances of COVID-19 in Aiken County. Of those 1,352 people, 4 are at the moment receiving care within the hospital and 139 have died.
Over 44 vaccine clinics, Aiken Regional has administered 14,461 COVID-19 vaccinations to hospital associates and group members.