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
  • Surgery
  • 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.