February 28, 2022
Avita Increases Number of Visitors Allowed in Hospitals and Clinics
BUCYRUS/GALION/ONTARIO – Avita Health System has announced that effective Monday, February 28, it is expanding patient visitation to two visitors at a time for inpatient and outpatient services. Visitors must be 18 years of age or older.
Two visitors or support persons at a time will be allowed in the following areas:
- Inpatient Care (Medical/Surgical Unit and Intensive Care Unit)
- Emergency Department
- Walk-In Clinics
- Outpatient Services
- Medical Offices
- Maternity Unit
Children under the age of 18 are permitted two visitors. Patients in COVID-isolation are allowed one visitor per day. There are no restrictions for pastoral care visits. Exceptions to the visitor policy may be made for patients receiving end-of-life care, patients with disabilities, and those undergoing emergency surgeries.
Visiting hours are 8:00am – 8:00pm. Visitors are required to wear a mask in all Avita facilities and must be asymptomatic.