Riverside Walter Reed Hospital

August 26, 2021

Visitation Policy Changes Due to COVID-19

 

Inpatients: One designated visitor is permitted per day for a non-COVID-19 patient between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Visitation is restricted for patients suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19.m Visitors for end-of-life situations will be determined by the care team on a case-by-case basis.

Emergency department: One visitor may accompany each adult patient. Two parents or guardians may accompany pediatric patients. Visitation is restricted for patients suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19.

Outpatient procedures: Outpatient procedures and outpatient departments allow one visitor if that person is essential to patient care. Otherwise, visitors should wait outside or in their vehicles.

Outpatient departments and clinics: Outpatient procedures and outpatient departments allow one visitor if that person is essential to patient care. Otherwise, visitors should wait outside or in their vehicles.

Infusion Centers: At this time, no visitors are allowed in our infusion suites.

The cafeteria is open to patients & their visitor. Masks are required except when eating or drinking. Please maintain 6 feet social distancing guidelines while dining.

Visitors must be 16 years of age or older. All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and required to wear a mask. If you do not have a mask, we will provide one for you.