Due to the increased number of reported cases in Indiana of COVID-19, influenza
and other respiratory viruses, Marion General Hospital is implementing
visitor restrictions to protect patients and prevent further spreading
of these viruses.
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Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020,
no visitors will be permitted to the acute care (inpatient) areas of the Hospital.
Exceptions will be
considered in the following areas where a patient
may receive one (1) designated visitor:
- Emergency Department
- Special Care Nursery
For Obstetrics, one (1) visitor will be allowed per patient.
For End of Life situations, two (2) visitors will be allowed per patient.
At both entrances, visitors will be required to
show identification at check-in (to verify they are the patient’s designated visitor),
complete a respiratory illness risk screening and wear a visitor badge
at all times while in the Hospital.
Visitors will be permitted to stay with a patient during the admission
process, should the patient require admission. Visitation restrictions
for the admitting unit will then apply and be enforced.
Monday through Friday: All visitors for these designated inpatient areas should enter the Hospital
Main Entrance between the hours of
7:00am – 5:30pm.
Saturday and Sunday: All visitors for these designated inpatient areas and the Emergency Department
should enter the Hospital through the Emergency Department Entrance.
During this time, we ask that you use alternative methods of communication
with patients such as phone calls, text messages, skype, FaceTime, etc.
No unscheduled outpatient diagnostics (general x-rays and lab draws) will
be performed at the Main Hospital. Please reference location guide for
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The cafeteria and gift shop are now temporarily closed to the public.