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