Visitation Restrictions - Cape Cod Healthcare

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Visitation & Accompaniment Policy

Effective July 21, 2021, Cape Cod Healthcare has implemented an updated patient visitation and accompaniment policy as part of its continued commitment to the safety of patients and staff.

The guidelines are as follows:

  • Two inpatient visitors per patient, per day will be allowed, with exceptions noted below
  • One Emergency Department visitor will be allowed
  • One Labor and Delivery visitor will be allowed in addition to a birth partner and a doula
  • Visitor(s) will self-screen for symptoms of respiratory illness and fever, as well as for exposure to anyone with a COVID-19 infection during the prior 14 days, per hospital policy
  • Visitor(s) must wear a mask at all times
  • Visiting hours are 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. daily
  • No visitors under the age of 18

EXCEPTIONS to above:

  • COVID-19 positive:
    • End of Life: a discussion with the family and caregiver(s) must occur prior to visitation.  Visitor(s) must be vaccinated and will be provided PPE (surgical mask, gown, face shield and gloves).
    • Labor and Delivery: the patient will be allowed one birth partner and doula and no visitors. The support person(s) will be provided PPE (surgical mask, gown, face shield and gloves).

Accompaniment:  One visitor may accompany a patient for assistance when visiting a facility. Visitor will self-screen for symptoms of respiratory illness and fever, as well as for exposure to anyone with a COVID-19 infection during the prior 14 days, per hospital policy. The visitor will also be required to wear a mask. 

Please note, we will continue to require all visitors leave their full names and contact information upon entry.