Avita sign and building

The Avita Health System building in Ontario is located at the Richland Mall.

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.

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