Regarding COVID-19

Updated Visitation Policy – Effective January 18, 2022

One patient visitor is allowed at a time. Hospital visitation hours are 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 7 days a week. ICU visitation hours are 6 a.m., 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m., 7 days a week, with a 20 minute visitation period. As with most hospitals, some restrictions still apply. Individuals under the age of 12 are not allowed to visit patients at SCRMC. All who enter South Central will be required to wear a mask. All patients and visitors who enter South Central will be required to wear a mask.

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Posted January 17 2022

Visitation Guidelines | January 18, 2022

Updated Visitation Policy – Effective January 18, 2022

Please see below for the latest in visitation policy at SCRMC. Open visitation is allowed for family members and friends of inpatients who are not in isolation due to COVID or other medical conditions. One patient visitor is allowed at a time. Hospital visitation hours are 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 7 days a week. ICU visitation hours are 6 a.m., 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m., 7 days a week, with a 20 minute visitation period. As with most hospitals, some restrictions still apply. Individuals under the age of 12 are not allowed to visit patients at SCRMC. All who enter South Central will be required to wear a mask.

Labor and Delivery Unit: patients who are in the Labor and Delivery Unit will be allowed to have one support person in the unit and patient room. Newborn babies remaining in the room with mothers may make it necessary to limit visiting on the Obstetrical floor.

Emergency Department:

  • South Central Emergency Department allows one patient visitor in a treatment room for non-COVID/isolated patients. This visitor must remain with the patient during the visit.
  • The Emergency Department does not allow visitors for COVID positive patients.
  • NO COVID positive visitors are allowed with patients.
  • NO children under the age of 12 may visit Emergency Department patients.
  • Inpatient Visitors must enter through main entrance of South Central Regional Medical Center, NOT Emergency Department entrance.

Isolated Patient Area: Isolated patient areas are designated in the hospital. No patient visitation will be allowed in these areas except for special clinical circumstances. Patients who require full time assistance or care will be allowed to have one care taker in the room with the patient at all times. This determination will be made by the admitting physician or nurse.

Outpatient Areas: One visitor, age 12 or older, is allowed in the hospital with patients having outpatient test or procedures. However, restrictions may apply within the outpatient department.  Visitors may wait in nearby waiting areas.

All patients and visitors who enter South Central will be required to wear a mask.

Publicado 17 enero 2022

Visitation Guidelines | January 18, 2022

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Posted January 10 2022

COVID-19 Testing Options | 1.10.22

Due to national supply chain shortages in COVID-19 testing, the South Central COVID-19 Testing Clinic at 424 S. 13th Avenue is closed until further notice.

Rapid COVID-19 testing is available within South Central Clinic System. Two facilities offer walk-in testing, Ellisville Medical Clinic and South Central Urgent Care.

 

Ellisville Medical Clinic in Ellisville is open 5 days a week. Hours of Operation are: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

South Central Urgent Care in Laurel is open 7 days a week.

Hours of Operation are:

Monday – Friday                  Saturday, Sunday

8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.                 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

 

Publicado 10 enero 2022

COVID-19 Testing Options | 1.10.22

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Posted October 31 2021

Expanded Visitation Guidelines | SCRMC

Effective Monday, November 1st at 6 a.m., SCRMC will implement new visitation guidelines for facilities excluding Nursing Homes which are governed by specific state regulations.

Visitation Guidelines at South Central Regional Medical Center Hospital and Emergency Department:

  • You may have a maximum of 2 visitors at any one time.
  • Clinics will allow 1 masked visitor with the patient during appointment.
  • Children, accompanied by an adult, are allowed to visit unless restricted by a physician. No children under 12 years of age should be left unattended in a patient’s room.
  • If you have a fever, cold or any infectious symptoms, please stay home.
  • If an Isolation or Restricted Visitation sign is present on a patient’s door, please check with the nurses’ station before entering the area.
  • All patients and visitors will continue to be required to wear a mask upon entry to our buildings – clinics, emergency department and hospital.

Publicado 31 octubre 2021

Expanded Visitation Guidelines | SCRMC

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