Per the New York State Department of Health- effective immediately, ALL PATIENT VISITATION IS SUSPENDED.

Exceptions:

-Immediate family members of patients in imminent end-of-life situations

-Pediatrics & NICU- 1 parent or legal guardian

-Labor and Delivery/Maternity- 1 parent or support person

-Emergency Department- 1 support person

Any visitors meeting these exceptions must be screened for symptoms (cough, shortness of breath or fever) or potential exposure to someone with COVID-19.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Northern Westchester Hospital website, 3/16/2020

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