New Jersey hospitals are again allowing visitation of patients as COVID metrics continue to fall statewide.
The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) updated it’s guidance on patient visitation this week, moving to a “Code Yellow” status.
Visitors had been banned from most hospitals since December as COVID cases spiked.
Under Code Yellow guidelines:
In addition to the color coded guidance, the following rules apply at all times:
New Jersey’s largest hospital groups are amending their policies to allow visitations under the NJHA guidance.
RWJBarnabas Health began allowing visitors at its’ hospitals on Wednesday.
Hackensack Meridian Health updated their visitors policy at four of their facilities.
Atlantic Healthcare has yet to announce any changes at it’s healthcare centers.
Hospitals can, and often do, have facility specific restrictions. Call or check their websites before leaving to visit a patient.
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