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Copiah County Medical Center Visitation Guidelines 11/10/22


PURPOSE


To establish guidelines for visitation at Copiah County Medical Center

POLICY


The policy of Copiah County Medical Center is to establish guidelines for visitation. These guidelines may be subject to change.

PROCEDURE


All visitors must use the front entrance of CCMC from 7 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday.

All visitors must be screened by a CCMC employee upon entering the building.

After 4:30 PM, all visitors will use the Emergency Department entrance

The Emergency Department entrance will be used on the weekends.

Two visitors at a time are allowed in each patient room on Med-Surg. Visitors may swap out.

Visitation hours are from 7 AM to 7 PM.

Visitors are not allowed in isolation rooms.

Visitors that are 17 years of age or younger must have an adult parent or legal guardian present.

Certain circumstances may allow for more than 2 visitors at a time in patient rooms on Med-Surg that acquire approval from the charge nurse and/or director:

* End of Life Care

               * Transfer of a critical patient to a higher level of care