Visitor Restrictions

Don’t put off the essential care you need because of COVID-19. We continue to safely schedule office appointments, surgeries and procedures so you can get the care you need now. Call your Bronson practice or a Bronson Care Advisor at (269) 341-7788 to schedule an office appointment or video visit with your provider.

Visitor Guidelines

Visitation hours at our four hospitals are daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please bring a mask or other face covering with you when visiting a patient. A face covering is required in all Bronson facilities.

Due to the ongoing presence of COVID-19 in our community, we currently have visitor restrictions in place to protect patients, staff and visitors.

  • Designated visitor(s) must be the same for the entire patient stay.
  • Visitors are required to wear a face covering throughout the visit.
  • Visitors will be screened upon entry for symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Visitors should limit travel through the hospital to essential needs only. Visitors are asked to stay in the patient room and avoid use of public common spaces with the exception of the cafeteria and restrooms.
  • Visitation is allowed only for non-COVID patients. However, pediatric COVID-19 positive patients can have up to two adult visitors (parents or their designees, must be consistent throughout the patient stay).

Specific Visitation Restrictions for Each Area:

Adult Inpatients

Non-COVID patients may have two visitors over the age of 16. Visitors must be the same person throughout the patient stay.

Bronson Birthplace, Labor & Delivery, Mother/Baby Unit

  • Patients may have two visitors over the age of 16. Visitors must be the same person throughout the patient stay.
  • Additionally, a certified doula is allowed in addition to above listed visitors.

Emergency Department

  • Adult patients: One visitor over the age of 16 years for non-COVID patients
  • Pediatric patients: Two visitors over the age of 16 years for non-COVID patients

Visitors are not allowed for patients who are COVID positive or those being evaluated for their COVID status.

End of Life

Patients may have two visitors over the age of 16 years. Visitors must be the same throughout the patient stay.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Patients

Patients may have two visitors over the age of 16 years. Visitors must be the same throughout the patient stay.

Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Patients

Patients may have two visitors over the age of 16 years. Visitors must be the same throughout the patient stay.

Surgery

  • Adult patients: One visitor over the age of 16 years
  • Pediatric patients: Two visitors over the age of 16 years

Outpatient Services

Patients may have one visitor over the age of 16 years ONLY if one of the following apply:

  • Patient requires physical assistance.
  • Patient has cognitive deficit and requires support.
  • Visit involves the review of studies, development of a care plan or is a routine prenatal visit.
  • Patient is having a procedure that involves sedation.
  • Patient is a minor or under 21 years of age.

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