Willis-Knighton sets further restrictions for visitors
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - In an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Willis-Knighton Health System has issued further restrictions for visitors.
Starting on at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20, everyone entering a Willis-Knighton hospital will be screened.
Restrictions at this time are:
- General Adult Hospital Visitors: No visitors are permitted at this time.
- Labor & Delivery Patients: One visitor is permitted.
- NICU-PICU-Pediatrics: Two visitors may be authorized to visit during the hospital stay, but only one visitor may visit each day, with swap-out of the two visitors permitted once during the day.
- End of Life Care: Exceptions may be made per administrative staff for clergy and family.
- Patients Undergoing Medically Necessary Outpatient Procedures or Testing: One visitor may accompany a patient who is undergoing sedation. The visitor will wait in a waiting area until the patient is recovered and can be driven home. Visitors must meet undergo screening.
- Entrances: Emergency entrances continue to be open 24/7 to patients and those authorized to enter. Other entrances at each facility are open to employees and physicians, and screening is required for all who enter.
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