ONTARIO – Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Avita Health System announced new visitor restrictions, effective Wednesday, Sept. 1.
One visitor per day will be permitted for patients in emergency, inpatient (medical/surgical & ICU), outpatient, and surgery departments.
Two visitors per day will be permitted for maternity patients and children under the age of 18.
One support person per patient will be permitted at Avita’s medical offices.
Exceptions can be made for patients receiving end-of-life care, patients with disabilities, and those undergoing emergency surgeries.
Overnight visitation is not permitted.
Hospital visiting hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Visitors must be asymptomatic.
In a continued effort to protect our communities, patients and visitors are still required to wear a mask in Avita facilities despite their vaccination status. Medical-grade masks are provided at the entrances of each hospital and all patients and visitors are screened for COVID-19 upon entry.
For more information, visit avitahealth.org.