Unity Point Health released an update Tuesday Morning regarding their expansion of visitor hours.
Troy Martens COO at Unity Point Trinity Regional said “As of Tuesday, October 5, 2020, UnityPoint Health – Trinity Regional Medical Center has updated our inpatient visitor policy.” We are expanding our visiting hours to 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. These new hours will allow for a loved one, or caregiver, to be present when doctors round with their patients in the morning.”
The following requirements are in place to keep our patients, staff and visitors safe:
Additionally, visitors may be allowed for COVID-19 positive, suspected or patients with test results pending, and during certain treatments. Each individual patient situation and visitation will be at the discretion of their care team. Visitors for COVID-19 patients will need to follow all PPE requirements and are not allowed to go to other areas of the hospital. Visitors will be assisted with putting on and the removal of PPE by nursing staff as appropriate.
The following UnityPoint Health – Fort Dodge visitor restrictions still apply:
o Patients will be allowed one visitor for outpatient surgeries
o The visitor will remain in the patient’s room during surgery.