Marion General Hospital Updated Visitor Restrictions

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. Click here for more information.

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
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • 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 through the 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 alternative locations. Click here for locations.

The cafeteria and gift shop are now temporarily closed to the public.

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