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March 19, 2020

Fisher-Titus updates visitor restrictions

Under recommendation from the Ohio Hospital Association, beginning Friday, March 20 at 6 a.m., Fisher-Titus will be updating their visitor restrictions to include:

  • Screening of everyone who enters the building, including visitors, vendors, and staff. This will include a temperature check.
  • Visitors must be 16 or older unless they are a parent/guardian of a patient.
  • Each patient will be permitted one (1) visitor per day.
  • Each patient under the age of 18 may have up to two (2) adult caregivers designated as permitted visitors for the duration of their hospital stay.
  • Any person under the investigation for COVID-19 will not be allowed to have any visitors.

In addition, Fisher-Titus will be limiting entrance to the medical center to the following entrances:

  • Main Visitor Entrance (Pavilion)
  • Snyder/White Heart & Vascular Center
  • Walcher Rehabilitation Center
  • Emergency Room

Along with the new restrictions being implemented, the following visitor restrictions are still in place:

  • Senior services – This includes The Carriage House, Fisher-Titus Transitional Care Unit, Norwalk Memorial Home -- No visitors are permitted in an effort to protect our most vulnerable population. This was in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
  • Fisher Titus outpatient offices -- Only one person may accompany a patient to an appointment at any of the Fisher-Titus outpatient clinics, office locations, or outpatient service areas (lab, radiology, physical therapy, etc).

To stay up-to-date on the Fisher-Titus response to COVID-19, visit fishertitus.org/coronavirus or follow them on Facebook.

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