For the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff, Witham has implemented new visitor guidelines that went into effect on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Everyone will be required to wear a face covering at all times and must not have any COVID symptoms. Social distancing and hand hygiene guidelines must be followed. Appropriate masks must remain in place, ensuring the nose and mouth are covered, or the privilege of visitation will not be honored.

All visitors will be screened at entry point using CDC recommended questions and should be symptom free in the past 48 hours, e.g. no sign of fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, nausea or vomiting or diarrhea.

Inpatient VISITING HOURS:

11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Daily

  • Non-COVID patients will be allowed 1 adult visitor per day during visiting hours.
    Visitors must remain in patient’s room during visit.

Visitors must sign in and out at Main Registration desk.

  • End of Life (COVID and Non-COVID)
    2 visitors at a time (24/7) with no COVID symptoms.

Full PPE required at all times.

Maternity Center

  • 1 adult designated support person allowed.
    Must remain in patient’s room during visit.

Outpatient Settings:

Emergency Department (ED)

  • Patients will be allowed 1 visitor during their ED stay.
    Visitor must stay with the patient at all times.

 

Surgery / ACS / Radiology / Lab

  • 1 visitor allowed.
    Visitor must stay with the patient.

 

Extended Care Unit

Please call unit at 765-485-8300 for updated visitation guidelines.

  • Must screen at the desk upon entrance, wear a mask, and social distance.
  • Residents in the green zone are able to have 2 visitors per visit in room.
  • No children under the age of 12.
  • Must go directly to resident’s room.

 

Clinic Visits & Outpatient Services

  • 1 visitor allowed.
    Visitor must stay with the patient.

Witham Health Services apologizes for the inconvenience to our patients and visitors, but we know the restrictions are necessary to protect and provide a safe environment for our immune-compromised patients and for our staff. The restrictions remain in effect until further notice.