UPDATED VISITOR GUIDELINES
Updated Aug. 11, 2021
Due to increase in COVID patients in Los Angeles County, our visitor policy has changed. Visitors are only allowed for the following groups:
Hospice or end-of-life patients: Hospice or end-of-life patients: one visitor at a time is permitted.
Patients with disabilities or cognitive impairments: one support person is permitted. For prolonged hospitalization, two designated support persons are permitted (one at a time).
Subacute: Visitation is permitted by appointment for patients in our subacute unit.
To reach a social worker to schedule a visit, call (323) 267-0477.
General Guidelines for Approved Visitors
For safety of patients and staff:
- All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms.
- No visitor with COVID-19 symptoms may enter.
- No visitor under investigation for COVID-19 or confirmed COVID-19 (in the last 20 days) may visit.
- No visitor with known close contact with confirmed COVID-19 person (same household) in the last 14 days may visit.
- Visitors must use appropriate face covering while on the premises, both indoors and outdoors.
- No visitor eating or drinking in the hospital.
- If not accompanying the patient into the exam room, the visitor may not wait in the waiting room.
Don't Put Your Health on Hold
Your hospitals, doctors and other healthcare providers have implemented extra safety precautions for more than one year now to ensure you remain safe while seeking vital medical care. Don't delay your medical care any longer, especially for chronic conditions. Follow these 4 tips:
- Don’t Distance from your Doctor
- Don’t Skip your Screenings
- Don’t Delay Emergency Care
- It’s Safe to Get Care
COVID Update and California Crisis Continuum Guidelines
Our hospital continues to follow the guidelines recommended by the California Department of Public Health to determine the appropriate steps and actions for our environment and resources during a surge of patients, which can occur with a pandemic, such as COVID.
This document link below provides an overview of the surge capacity and crisis care operations our hospital has taken into considerations to ensure we continue to provide the best care for the individual patient to delivering the best care for our community.
Patient Safety and Well-being is Our No. 1 Priority
Following state and federal guidelines for over a year—as well as our own rigorous processes and clinical standards—we remain committed to creating the safest possible environment for you and our staff.
To balance care with caution, our enhanced measures include:
- Pre-procedure screening for all surgery patients when possible
- Social distancing policies for staff and patients
- Adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), ventilators, medications, and other medical supplies
- Daily terminal cleaning of the operating rooms to include the use of vaporizing aerial hydrogen peroxide technology for additional disinfection
- Separate inpatient and outpatient admitting areas, entrances and exits to prevent any potential exposure
- Inpatient and outpatient staff remain in designated areas assigned for the length of shift
If you have any questions or concerns, we’re here to help! Please call us at (323) 267-0477 and ask to speak to an admitting representative.